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26th International Conference on Neurosurgery and Neuroscience, will be organized around the theme “Exploring current trends and challenges in Neurosurgery and Neuroscience”

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Neurology is the study and treatment of nervous system disorders which consist of a complex system including its subdivisions. The autonomic and somatic nervous system, neurological disorders are the most dangerous threats to health. Diseases of nervous system include Alzheimer and Parkinson disease, strokes, multiple sclerosis and epilepsy to migraine, brain injuries. Nearly one in six of the world’s population, up to 1 billion people, suffer from neurological disorders.

  • Track 1-1General Neurology
  • Track 1-2Central nervous system
  • Track 1-3Spinal neurosurgery
  • Track 1-4Clinical Neurophysiology

Neurosurgery is surgical examination which deals with the neurological treatment of specific disorders related to brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves, and extra-cranial cerebrovascular system is known as neurosurgery. Emergencies like intracranial hemorrhage and neuro trauma are basically involved in most of the neurosurgery. Some of the crucial types of neurosurgery includes vascular neurosurgery and endovascular neurosurgery, stereotactic neurosurgery, functional neurosurgery, and epilepsy surgery, brain tumor, oncological neurosurgery, skull base surgery, spinal neurosurgery, peripheral nerve surgery.

  • Track 2-1Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery
  • Track 2-2Pediatric neurosurgery
  • Track 2-3Geriatric neurosurgery
  • Track 2-4Vascular neurosurgery

Neuroscience or Neural Science involves brain, spinal cord and nerves.  Cellular Neuroscience and Molecular neuroscience involves the study of neurons at a cellular and molecular level. Clinical Neuroscience is a branch of neuroscience focussing on the diseases and disorders of the brain and central nervous system. Clinical neuroscience serves as a future of Psychiatry.  Computational Neuroscience assists as a theoretical method for investigating the function and mechanism of the nervous system. It makes use of the essential features of the biological system at multiple spatial-temporal scales, from membrane currents, protein and chemical coupling to network oscillations and learning and memory.

  • Track 3-1Neurophysiology
  • Track 3-2Neuroanatomy
  • Track 3-3Molecular Neuroscience
  • Track 3-4Cellular Neuroscience
  • Track 3-5Clinical Neuroscience
  • Track 3-6Computational Neuroscience

Neurological brain Disorders are diseases of the brain, spine and the nerves that connect them. There are more than 600 diseases of the nervous system, such as brain tumors, epilepsy, Parkinson's disease and stroke as well as less familiar ones such as frontotemporal dementia. The peripheral nerves located deep under the skin can also be vulnerable to damage. Neurological disorders can affect an entire neurological pathway or a single neuron. Even a small disturbance to a neuron’s structural pathway can result in dysfunction. The World Health Organization reports that various types of neurological disorders affect millions of people around the world, including 24 million that suffer from Alzheimer’s disease and 326 million who experience migraines.

  • Track 4-1Alzheimer’s disease
  • Track 4-2Multiple sclerosis
  • Track 4-3Parkinson’s disease
  • Track 4-4Migraines
  • Track 4-5Stroke

Neuropathology is the study of disease of nervous system, usually in the form of either small surgical biopsies or whole autopsies. Neuropathology is a subspecialty of anatomic pathology, neurology, and neurosurgery. Nerve disease may cause due to Vitamin deficiencies mainly B12 and other B vitamins, autoimmune neuropathy, infection, alcoholic neuropathy, toxins and poisons, tumors and trauma. The biopsy is usually requested after a mass is detected by radiologic imaging. The principal work of the neuropathologist is to examine biopsy tissue from the brain and spinal cord to aid in diagnosis of disease and other conditions that affect the central nervous system.

  • Track 5-1Neuropathology of Aging
  • Track 5-2Neuropathology of Brain Tumor
  • Track 5-3Neuropathology of Neurodegenerative disorders
  • Track 5-4Forensic neuropathology

Brain is one of the largest, most complex and sensitive organs made up of 100 billion nerves which communicate all over the body. Minute damage may cause serious consequences leading to several brain disorders such as Alzheimer's disease, dementias, brain cancer, epilepsy, seizures, mental disorders, Parkinson’s, stroke and Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA).As we age brain diseases are highly susceptible. There are 10 million individuals in the UK living with a neurological condition which significantly affects their lives. Brain tumors are the second-leading cause of death.

  • Track 6-1Blood-brain barrier disruption (BBB)
  • Track 6-2Acoustic neuroma
  • Track 6-3Meningioma
  • Track 6-4CNS lymphoma

Condition where blood vessel in the brain gets affected which results in cerebrovascular disorder. Restrictions in blood flow may occur from vessel narrowing, clot formation, blockage or blood vessel rupture, transient ischemic attack and vascular dementia are few types of cerebrovascular disorders. Cerebrovascular Disorders are the most common life-threatening neurological event in the U.S. Intracranial atherosclerosis is responsible for approximately 40,000 of these attacks per year. There were an estimated 158,000 cerebrovascular-related deaths in 2003 and 139,000 of were age 65 and older.

  • Track 7-1Ischemic Stroke
  • Track 7-2Hemorrhagic Stroke
  • Track 7-3Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)

It is a condition where disk in the spine is replaced with an artificial one between vertebrae which is known as disk replacement, placing U-shaped device between two vertebrae in lower back known as Interlaminar implant to eases pressure on your spinal nerves. Spinal fusion is the most common surgery for chronic nonspecific back pain. In 2019 $2.6 million spinal surgery market is expected with yearly growth rate of 5.1% increase in spinal surgery market is expected by 2020.

  • Track 8-1Lumbar spine surgery
  • Track 8-2Nerve injury and paralysis
  • Track 8-3Spondylodesis
  • Track 8-4Spinal & cervical fusion surgery

A neuron is a nerve cell that is the basic building block of the nervous system which includes brain and spinal cord. They cannot repair or renew themselves if once damaged. If they die then neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson disease, Lewy body dementia, frontotemporal dementia, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Huntington disease, and prion diseases occurs. Most of the neurodegenerative diseases are incurable.

  • Track 9-1Motor neuron diseases (MND)
  • Track 9-2Spinocerebellar ataxia (SCA)
  • Track 9-3Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA)
  • Track 9-4Stroke
  • Track 9-5Epilepsy/Seizures

Central Nervous system plays major role in control of most body functions and connects the most important parts brain and spinal cord. The CNS is vulnerable to various disorders. trauma, infections like meningitis, encephalitis, polio, and epidural abscess, structural defects, tumors, blood flow disruption, autoimmune disorders etc… Approximately 20 million patients suffer from various forms of central nervous system disorder.

  • Track 10-1Meningitis
  • Track 10-2Facial nerve paralysis
  • Track 10-3CND Disorder

The peripheral nervous system comprises of a network of 43 pairs of motor and sensory nerves that connect the brain and spinal cord (the central nervous system) to the entire human body. Nerve injuries, brachial plexus injury, foot drop injury, spinal accessory nerve injury, traumatic nerve injury are certain massive peripheral nerve injury. Surgical risk factors like compressive dressings or casts, tourniquet inflation, hematoma or abscess formation promote such nervous injury.

  • Track 11-1Diabetic Nerve Problems
  • Track 11-2CNS disorder and structural defects
  • Track 11-3Neurofibroma
  • Track 11-4Somatic nervous system

Catheters and radiology are used to diagnose and treat various conditions and diseases of the central nervous system. Medication containing catheters is inserted through blood vessels for treatment of vascular diseases in a condition where open surgery is not required. Angiogram, Ankle-Brachial Index, Carotid Duplex, Computed Tomography Angiography (CTA) and Magnetic Resonance Angiography (MRA) and Duplex Ultrasound are instruments and tests performed for Endovascular Neurosurgery. Procedures of endovascular neurosurgery are endovascular coiling, minimally invasive spine surgery, cerebral angiography carotid artery angioplasty/stenting, Thrombolytic therapy.

  • Track 12-1Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • Track 12-2Carotid Artery Stenosis
  • Track 12-3Lysosomal storage disease
  • Track 12-4Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Study of nerves system and endocrine system is neuroendocrinology. They make hormones like cells of the endocrine system (endocrine cells). They receive messages from the nervous system and respond by making and releasing hormones. Hypothalamus plays major role in neuroendocrine function that maintains homeostasis, regulating reproduction, energy utilization, blood pressure etc.

  • Track 13-1Neuroendocrine tumor
  • Track 13-2Neuroendocrine cancer
  • Track 13-3Stress, coping and interactions
  • Track 13-4Insulin receptor and hypothalamic programming

The demand for neurosurgical devices is expected to grow from USD 7.3 billion in 2019 to USD 13.5 billion in 2024, at a CAGR of 13.0% during the forecast period. The increasing prevalence of neurological diseases, efforts to develop the neuromodulation application basis of neuroendoscopic surgeries over traditional brain surgery are driving the growth of neurosurgical devices market

Study of nervous system is neuroscience and immunology is immune system. Neuroimmunologists seek to better understand the interactions of these two complex systems during development, homeostasis, and response to injuries. A long-term goal of this rapidly developing research area is to further develop our understanding of the pathology of certain neurological diseases, some of which have no clear cause. It contributes to development of new pharmacological treatments for several neurological conditions. Many types of interactions involve both the nervous and immune systems which include physical, chemical, and environmental stressors that affect the two systems on a daily basis.

  • Track 15-1Neuro Immuno Genetics
  • Track 15-2Auto Immune Neuropathies
  • Track 15-3Novel Drug Development
  • Track 15-4Depression and Aging
  • Track 15-5Neuroimmune Pathology
  • Track 15-6Neuroimmune Interaction

People who suffer from brain and nervous system disorders are assisted by Neuroscience Nurse. Neurology nursing requires an understanding of normal nervous system anatomy and physiology, keen assessment and monitoring skills, vast knowledge about neurological disease and conditions, and on-going education related to recommended prevention methods and treatment options and has to manage conditions such as stroke, brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, and encephalitis, to name a few., administering medication, and consulting physicians on patient progress are some of their duties.

These nursing professionals should have even knowledged about the diagnostic tests as well. CT scans and MRI’s are some of such tests. Neurological nurses also should have the idea of understanding how to read and interpret these tests as well.

  • Track 16-1Neurosurgical Nursing
  • Track 16-2Nursing Management
  • Track 16-3Nursing care practices
  • Track 16-4Critical Care Nursing

It is study of brain and spinal cord neoplasms many of which are very dangerous and life-threatening like astrocytoma, glioma, glioblastoma multiforme, ependymoma, pontine glioma, and brain stem tumors. Among the malignant brain cancers, gliomas of the brainstem and pons, glioblastoma multiforme, and high-grade astrocytoma are among the worst. If this is untreated survival amounts only few months, survival with current radiation and chemotherapy treatments may extend that time from around a year to a year and a half, possibly two or more, depending on the patient's condition, immune function, treatments used, and the specific type of malignant brain neoplasm.

  • Track 17-1Neurological Disorders
  • Track 17-2Tumor Biomarkers
  • Track 17-3Surgical Neurooncology
  • Track 17-4Repeat Expansion Diseases
  • Track 17-5Central Nervous System
  • Track 17-6Pediatric neurooncology
  • Track 17-7Brain Injury Rehabilitation

Study which shows how drugs effects on nervous system. It has two branches behavioural and molecular. Behavioural neuropharmacology focuses on the study of how drugs affect human behaviour and molecular neuropharmacology involves the study of neurons since both are concerned with the interactions of neurotransmitters, neuropeptides, neurohormones, neuromodulators, enzymes etc…Its overall goal is to develop drugs that have beneficial effects on neurological function.

  • Track 18-1Pharmacological Sciences
  • Track 18-2Drug Mechanisms and Actions
  • Track 18-3Basic Biostatistics and Experimental Design
  • Track 18-4Neurotransmitters

The brain is the most complicated organ in our body. Every area has a specific function that controls everything that human body does. For years, doctors have had a rough map of the brain, but never to the degree that they could operate and know for sure how to avoid every critical portion since each person’s brain are unique, causing variations in the map. This fact, of sheer complexity of the brain, has challenged neurosurgeons for years. A biomarker is a characteristic that is objectively measured and evaluated as an indicator of normal biological processes, pharmacologic responses. Biomarkers for neurological diseases are difficult to difficult to diagnose, but better technology is making it easier for researchers to track brain health to earlier diagnosis, faster drug development and to bring more effective treatments.

  • Track 19-1Statistical Parametric Mapping
  • Track 19-2Structural Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Track 19-3Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
  • Track 19-4Diffusion Tensor-MRI
  • Track 19-5Electroencephalography

Neurochemistry is the study of chemicals, including neurotransmitters and other molecules such as psychopharmaceuticals and neuropeptides which control and influence the physiology of the nervous system. Neurotoxicology is a form of toxicity in which a biological, chemical, or physical agent produces an adverse effect on the structure or function of the central and/or peripheral nervous system. Neurotoxicity is known as ‘any form of substance-induced dysfunction of the nervous system’. Neurotoxicity can be studied from many different perspectives, including neurobehavior, neurodevelopment, neurophysiology, neuropathology and neurochemistry.

  • Track 20-1Developmental Neurotoxicology
  • Track 20-2Nervous System and Behavioral Toxicology
  • Track 20-3Neurotoxic Effects of Pharmaceutical Agents

Rapid development of neuroscience techniques due to advancements in Neuroimaging methodology which include Voxel Based Morphometry (VBM), MRI, Magneto Encephalography (MEG), Optical imaging, Diffusion Tensor Imaging (DTI), Electroencephalography (EEG), and Positron Emission Tomography (PET).

  • Track 21-1Cranial Ultrasound
  • Track 21-2Diffuse Optical Imaging
  • Track 21-3Magnetic Resonance Imaging

It is designed to help treat patients with nervous system or neurological diseases. Rehabilitation (rehab) is a doctor-supervised program for people with diseases, injury, or disorders of the nervous system. Neurological rehab can often improve function, reduce symptoms, and improve the well-being of the patient.

  • Track 22-1Stroke recovery
  • Track 22-2Brain injury
  • Track 22-3Traumatic brain injury
  • Track 22-4Multiple sclerosis
  • Track 22-5Post-polio syndrome
  • Track 22-6Guillain–barré syndrome

Clinical trials are experiments or observations done in clinical research. Clinical trials testing new treatments are divided into different stages, called phases. The earliest phase trials may look at whether a drug is safe or the side effects it causes. Later phase trials aim to test whether a new treatment is better than existing treatments. Clinical trials are research studies performed in people that are aimed at evaluating a medical, surgical, or behavioral intervention. They are the primary way that researchers find out if a new treatment, like a new drug or diet or medical device (for example, a pacemaker) is safe and effective in people. Often a clinical trial is used to learn if a new treatment is more effective and/or has less harmful side effects than the standard treatment.

Case reports on Neurosurgery and neurology track is made to share scientists, researchers, doctor’s practical experience of new and critical neurological conditions and injuries and to influence young researchers. It enables other researchers to gather knowledge and ideas about new technologies, clinical trials, drug testing and other new aspects on neurology and neurosurgery.

  • Track 24-1Neurosurgery Case Reports
  • Track 24-2Neuroscience Case Reports
  • Track 24-3Cerebellar Degeneration
  • Track 24-4Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis
  • Track 24-5Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Track 24-6Restless Legs Syndrome