Programme

PRE-MEETING EVENT

14.00-17.00 SCNP EDUCATIONAL WORKSHOP

VENUE: Hotel Draken, Göteborg.

FORMAT: Workshop. We expect interaction form the participants. We will focus on lectures from 2 main presenters, who will present new research in their expert area.

PROGRAM: DRUG DISCOVERY IN PSYCHIATRY – PATENT ISSUES – PERFORMING CLINICAL TRIALS IN PSYCHIATRY –  INDUSTRY PERSPECTIVES

Moderators: Gregers Wegener (Aarhus University, Denmark) & Bo Söderpalm (Gothenburg University, Sweden)

  • Bo Söderpalm, Professor, University of Gothenburg, Sweden and patent attorney (IP and trademark).
  • Andrea Bejczy, Ph.D., University of Gothenburg, Sweden
  • TBD

VENUE: Hotel Draken, Göteborg

08.30 – REGISTRATION OPENS (COFFEE)

09.00 - 9.30 SCNP GENERAL ASSEMBLY (MEMBERS ONLY)

08.30 – REGISTRATION OPENS (COFFEE)

09.00 - 9.30 SCNP GENERAL ASSEMBLY (MEMBERS ONLY)

9:30 – 9.35 SCNP PRESIDENTS’ WELCOME TO SCNP 62nd ANNUAL MEETING

  • Sophie Erhardt, Professor, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
  • Bo Söderpalm, Professor, University of Gothenburg, Sweden

9.35 – 10.30 SCNP 2024 OPENING LECTURE

Moderator: Sophie Erhardt, Professor, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden

  • Mikael Landén, Professor, University of Gothenburg, Sweden

"Is bipolar disorder neuroprogressive? Insights into brain structure, cognition, and biomarkers from longitudinal investigations.”

10.30-11.00 COFFEE BREAK AND POSTER VIEWING

11.00 – 12.30 Alcohol Use Disorder 

Moderator: Bo Söderpalm, Professor, University of Gothenburg, Sweden

  • Neurobiological mechanisms of compulsive alcohol use.

Markus Heilig, Prof., Linköping University, Sweden

  • The COMB-study; a multicenter RCT on the effects of varenicline and bupropion in alcohol use disorder.

Bo Söderpalm, Prof. and Andrea de Bejczy, M.D., Ph.D., University of Gothenburg, Sweden

  • Sodium oxybate: a substitution therapy for alcohol use disorder?

Julien Guiraud, Ph.D.

12.30 – 13.30 LUNCH AND POSTER VIEWING

13.30 – 15.00 SCNP YOUNG SCIENTIST SYMPOSIUM

Moderator: Gregers Wegener, Professor, Aarhus University, Denmark

  • Speakers selected based on competition.

15:00 – 15:30 COFFEE BREAK AND POSTER VIEWING

15.30 – 16.30 SCNP LECTURE on depression

Moderator: Haldora Jonsdottir

  • New treatment options in TRD: hope or hype? , Andreas Reif, Professor, Frankfurt, Germany

16.30 – POSTER VIEWING (REFRESHMENTS)

18.30 –Dinner

VENUE: Hotel Draken, Göteborg

08.30 – 10.00  ADHD

Moderator: Henry Karlsson, Assoc. Prof., University of Turku, Finland

Real-world effectiveness of ADHD medications in amphetamine dependence and borderline personality disorder

  • Jari Tiihonen, Professor 

Title TBD

  • Oddur Ingimarsson

10.00 – 10.30 COFFEE BREAK AND POSTER VIEWING

10.30 – 12.00 Depression-session 

Novel trial designs to personalize antidepressant treatment

  • Daniel Lindqvist, Lund University, Sweden 

Psilocybin as an antidepressant? Clinical effect and biological correlates

  • Johan Lundberg, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden 

 Psychocotropic medication and the fetal brain

  • Lars-Henning Pedersen, Aarhus University, Denmark

12.00 - 13:00 LUNCH AND POSTER VIEWING

13.00 – 14.00 SCNP LECTURE

TBD

14.00 -14.30.00 COFFEE BREAK AND POSTER VIEWING

14.30 – 16.00 Schizophrenia 

Moderator: Sophie Erhardt, PhD, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden

Title

  • Mikael Benros, Professor, University of Copenhagen, Denmark 

Cortisone and schizophrenia

  • Erik Johnsen, Professor, University of Bergen, Norway 
  • Simon Cervenka, Professor, Uppsala University, Sweden 

Endocannabinoid dysregulation in psychotic disorders

  • Heikki Laurikainen, MD, PhD, Finland 

16:00 CONCLUSION OF MEETING

Sophie Erhardt & Bo Söderpalm