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Aarhus MEG Workshop 2012



Aarhus MEG Workshop 2012
MEG, DBS and Movement disorders

Time: Thursday 24 May 2012
Place: Palle Juul-Jensen Auditorium (DNC Auditorium)
          Danish Neuroscience Center, Aarhus University Hospital, Nørrebrogade 44, 8000 Aarhus C.


08.00 - 08.30      Registration, coffee
08.30 - 08.45 Karen Østergaard Welcome, introduction
SESSION I: MEG-artefacts by DBS - method, analysis and results
08.45 - 09.30 Jyrki Mäkelä Artefact suppression by tSSS in DBS treated PD patients and analysis of DBS modulation of evoked cortical activity
09.30 - 10.15 Morten Kringelbach Application of a null-beamformer to source localisation in MEG data of DBS treated patients
10.15 - 10.45 Coffee, bread and fruit

SESSION II: MEG in movement disorders and dementia - method, analysis and results

10.45 - 11.30 Eero Pekkonen MEG as a putative biomarker for dementia in AD and PD
11.30 - 12.15 Lars Timmermann MEG identification of cortical network related to essential and PD tremor
12.15 - 12.25 Leg-stretching
12.25 - 13.10 Vladimir Litvak Cortico-subthalamic oscillatory connectivity in Parkinson's disease
and its modulation by movement
13.10 - 14.00 Lunch in the DNC-restaurant
14.00 - 14.45 Markus Butz Simultaneous MEG-LFP recordings in PD patients treated with DBS
14.45 - 15.30 Karen Østergaard
Panel and audience discussion:
DBS artefact
MEG analysis of results
Elucidation of DBS mechanism by MEG
15.30 - 16.00 Coffee, cake and fruit and visit to the Aarhus MEG laboratory
SESSION III: On-going MEG-studies 
16.00 - 17.30 Katja Airaksinen
Ashwani Jha
Erik Johnsen
Kristian Sandberg
On-going MEG-studies, short reports
17.30 - 18.00 Karen Østergaard End discussion and concluding remarks

Please, note talk titles are preliminary and subject for changes.

Registration details

Registration is free for university and hospital personnel as well as scientists in the MEG or movement disorder fields and includes scientific programme, book of abstracts and coffee/lunch-breaks.

Please, register on-line here ... 


Questions and further information can be obtained by sending an email to:


MINDLab Aarhus

NeuroCampus Aarhus

Faculty of Health, Aarhus University

Aarhus University Hospital

Aarhus University

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