Trends in Neurophysiology of Movement Disorders

Special symposium of The Czech and Slovak Society for Clinical Neurophysiology Annual Conference 2014,
15 – 18 October, Olomouc, Czech Republic:

Trends in Neurophysiology of Movement Disorders“,
16 – 17 October 2014, Olomouc, Czech Republic
Archbishop’s Palace
Wurmova 562/9, 775 20 Olomouc, Czech Republic

Programme (*.PDF) - Abstracts (*.PDF)


Convenor: Petr Kaňovský, Olomouc, Czech Republic


Thursday, 16 October 2014

Chairs: Martin Bareš, Robert Jech 

  • 17:00
    Opening and Welcome
    Petr Hluštík, Jan Kremláček, Petr Kaňovský, Olomouc and Hradec Králové, Czech Republic
  • 17:15
    Neurophysiologic mechanism of neural efficiency in humans: can it explain performances of athletes and patients with neurodegenerative diseases?
    Claudio Babiloni, Roma, Italy
  • 18:15
    Simultaneous imaging of the brain and spinal cord: accounting for the brain-spine interaction into functional models of human motor system
    Ovidiu Lungu, Montreal, Canada


Friday, 17 October 2014

Chairs:  Dirk Dressler, Egon Kurča

  • 9:00
    Central physiology of dystonia – insights from deep brain recordings
    Andrea Kühn, Berlin, Germany
  • 9:30
    Sensory functions in primary dystonia
    Michele Tinazzi, Verona, Italy
  • 10:00
    The anatomy and pathopysiology of dystonia assessed by neuroimaging
    Stéphane Lehéricy, Paris, France




Chairs: Marek Baláž, Kateřina Menšíková

  • 11:00
    Neurophysiology and treatment of dystonia: non-invasive brain stimulation studies
    Ulf Ziemann,  Tübingen, Germany
  • 11:30
    Stimulation of the pedunculo-pontine area: insights from neurophysiology and clinical outcomes
    Elena Moro, Grenoble, France
  • 12:00
    Physiological mechanisms and ways of improving subthalamic DBS in Parkinson´s disease
    Jens Volkmann, Würzburg, Germany




Chairs: Ivana Štetkářová, František Cibulčík

  • 13:00
    Neurophysiological assessment of myoclonus and tremor

    Robert Jech, Martin Bareš, Prague, Brno, Czech Republic
  • 13:30
    Neurophysiology of balance and gait

    Kai Boetzel, Munich, Germany



Chairs:  Ivana Štetkářová, Alois Krobot

  • 15:30
    Electromyography-guided injections of botulinum toxin in adult spasticity

    Interactive workshop
    Martin Bareš, Edvard Ehler, Robert Jech, Petr Kaňovský, Brno, Prague, Pardubice, Olomouc, Czech Republic
  • 16:30
    Closing remarks
    Petr Kaňovský, Olomouc, Czech Republic