Free event, only for healthcare professionals
Deadline to register :
November 16, 2021 at 12pm
Chairs: Alec Aeby (Brussels, Belgium), Christian Korff (Geneva, Switzerland)
17h00 – 18h00: conference “Sleep and memory-related brain connectivity processes in typically and atypically developing children” – Prof. Charline Urbain (Brussels, Belgium)
18h00 – 19h00: complex clinical cases presentations, resolved or not*
*Deadline to submit your clinical case : november 8, 2021
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Center for Research in Cognition & Neurosciences
Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
Unravelling the neurophysiological bases of high-level cognitive functions in children has driven my scientific interests over the past fifteen years. My research challenges are twofold : 1. developing age-appropriate electrophysiological or neuroimaging tasks that are suitable for children and that assess complex cognitive abilities frequently found atypical in neurodevelopmental disorders. 2. identifying the neurophysiological bases and mechanisms associated with these cognitive functions in typically and atypically developing children. During my PhD (2007-2012, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels) and my postdoctoral fellowship (2013-2016, Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), Toronto), my research focused on the relationship between (i) the brain oscillations occurring during wakefulness (theta-, alpha- synchronization processes) and sleep (slow wave sleep) and (ii) the brain activity and/or connectivity processes underlying learning, emotional regulation and executive functions processes in children. Altogether, my research aims at shedding light on the cognitive difficulties frequently experienced across childhood and may, in turn, help the development of therapeutic avenues and appropriate clinical care in paediatrics.
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Doctor Elena Campostrini, born in Brescia 8th January 1987, graduated in Medicine and Surgery at the University of Brescia in 2017 with thesis “Food function disorder and mother-child interaction in the first 3 years of life”.
Elena is currently a senior resident in Neuropsychiatric School at the University of Brescia.
Eliane EL HOWAYEK
Eliane El Howayek, graduated pediatrician from the Lebanese university-Lebanon, holding a diploma in paediatric dermatology ( Université de Nice-Sophia Antipolis), paediatric otorhinolaryngology (Université de Montpellier), medical research (Lebanese University), and clinical epileptology ( Université Libre de Bruxelles ULB). I accomplished 2 years of paediatric neurology fellowship at the ULB-Belgium and currently working at CHU de Nantes and CHU d’Angers- France in paediatric neurology.
Doctor Valentina Gambino, born in Carini, near Palermo-Sicily 28th February 1988, graduated in Medicine and Surgery at the University of Palermo in 2016. Actually I’m resident in Child Neurology and Psychiatry at the University of Brescia.
Stephanie Garcia-Tarodo is currently working as the ‘cheffe de clinique’ in the Neuropediatric unit in Geneva University Hospitals. I completed my medical training and pediatric FMH in Geneva. I then worked two years as a cheffe de clinique there before moving to the States, Houston, for three years where I did a fellowship in pediatric epilepsy and then in pediatric and adult neuroinflammatory disorders under the training of Professor Wolinsky. Back in Geneva, we have currently set up a neuroinflammatory consultation to follow children until the ages of 18 years with inflammatory disorders involving the central and peripheral nervous system.
Associate Professor in the faculty of medicine of Tunis
Pediatric Neurologist working in the Department of Pediatric Neurology at the National Institute Mongi Ben Hmida of Neurology of Tunis, Tunisia
Member of the Research Lab of Child Neurology diseases LR18SP04 since 2004
Member of scientific boards:
– Deputy General Secretary of the Tunisian Association of Child and Adolescent Neurology
– General Secretary of The Tunisian Association of the Study of Inborn Errors of Metabolism
Fieldof interest: neurometabolic diseases and leukodystrophies
Before graduating in Medicine and Surgery at the University of Milano-Bicocca in 2018, I practiced as a speech therapist. Since the very early years of my career, I’ve been fascinated by pediatric neurology and in particular by the genetics of epilepsy. I’m currently resident in Child Neurology and Psychiatry at the University of Milan. I’ve trained at the Epilepsy Center of ‘San Paolo’ University Hospital and nowadays I’m working in the pediatric neurology department at ‘Buzzi’ Children’s Hospital in Milan.
SARA LAURA RAVASIO
Doctor Sara Laura Ravasio, born in Bergamo on the 16th of June in 1992, graduated in Medicine and Surgery at the University of Brescia in 2018 with the thesis “Leber’s congenital amaurosis: from genetics to neurodevelopment. Considerations on a personal case study”
Currently I’m resident in neuropsychiatry of childhood and adolescence at the school of Brescia
Doctor Eleonora Basso, born in Milan in 1993. I graduated in Medicine and Surgery at University of Milan in 2018 and I am currently resident in Child Neurology and Psychiatry at University of Milan. At present I am working in the pediatric neurology department at Buzzi Children’s Hospital in Milan.