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12th International Conference on Vascular Dementia, will be organized around the theme “New and Emerging Target Therapies in Vascular Dementia”

Vascular Dementia Congress 2019 is comprised of keynote and speakers sessions on latest cutting edge research designed to offer comprehensive global discussions that address current issues in Vascular Dementia Congress 2019

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Dementia is a chronic or persistent disorder of the mental ability process caused by brain diseases or injuries marked due to personality changes, memory disorders and impaired reasoning. Dementia is not a specific disease. It's a group of symptoms related with a decline in memory or other thinking ability skills enough to reduce a person's ability activities. Various kinds of dementia are associated with particular types of brain cell damage in particular regions of the brain


  • Track 1-1Memory
  • Track 1-2Communication and language
  • Track 1-3Ability to focus and pay attention
  • Track 1-4Reasoning and judgment
  • Track 1-5Visual perception

Vascular dementia, which occurs after a stroke, is the second most common dementia type. But there are many other conditions that can cause symptoms of dementia, including some that are reversible, such as thyroid problems and vitamin deficiencies. In vascular dementia, changes in thinking skills sometimes occur suddenly following strokes that block major brain blood vessels. Thinking problems also may begin as mild changes that worsen gradually as a result of multiple minor strokes or other conditions that affect smaller blood vessels, leading to cumulative damage. Vascular dementia symptoms can vary widely, depending on the severity of the blood vessel damage and the part of the brain affected. Memory loss may or may not be a significant symptom depending on the specific brain areas where blood flow is reduced. Symptoms may be most obvious when they happen soon after a major stroke.


  • Track 2-1Confusion
  • Track 2-2Disorientation
  • Track 2-3Trouble speaking or understanding speech
  • Track 2-4Vision loss

In Alzheimer's disease, high levels of certain proteins inside and outside brain cells make it hard for brain cells to stay healthy and to communicate with each other. The brain region called the hippocampus is the center of learning and memory in the brain, and the brain cells in this region are often the first to be damaged. That's why memory loss is often one of the earliest symptoms of Alzheimer's. While most changes in the brain that cause dementia are permanent and worsen over time, thinking and memory problems caused by various conditions


  • Track 3-1Depression
  • Track 3-2Medication side effects
  • Track 3-3Excess use of alcohol
  • Track 3-4Thyroid problems
  • Track 3-5Vitamin deficiencies

Dementia in “stages,” refers how far a person’s dementia has been progressed. It defines a person’s disease stage helping physicians to determine the best treatment approach and aid communication between health providers and caregivers. Sometimes the stage is simply referred to as “early stage”, “middle stage” or “late-stage” dementia, but often a more exact stage is assigned, based on a person’s symptoms.

  • Global Deterioration Scale for Assessment of Primary Degenerative Dementia (GDS)
    • Cognitive Decline
    • Very Mild Cognitive Decline
    • Mild Cognitive Decline
    • Moderate Cognitive Decline
    • Moderately Severe Cognitive Decline
    • Severe Cognitive Decline (Middle Dementia)
    • Very Severe Cognitive Decline (Late Dementia)
  • Functional Assessment Staging (FAST)
  • Clinical Dementia Rating (CDR) – No dementia, Moderate, Mild , Severe.


  • Track 4-1Global Deterioration Scale for Assessment of Primary Degenerative Dementia (GDS)
  • Track 4-2Functional Assessment Staging (FAST)
  • Track 4-3Clinical Dementia Rating (CDR) – No dementia, Moderate, Mild , Severe

People with Lewy body dementia have a progressive decline in their memory and ability to think; similar to Alzheimer’s disease. However, the cognitive ability or alertness of a person with Lewy body dementia is more likely to fluctuate from one moment to the next, which is not like Alzheimer’s disease. They also often have visual hallucinations (seeing things that aren’t there) and delusions (believing something that is not true). On the surface, people with Lewy body dementia often have problems with movement that resemble Parkinson’s disease. This is because the same structures of the brain are affected in Lewy body dementia and Parkinson’s disease.


  • Track 5-1Causes of Lewy Body Dementia
  • Track 5-2Causes of Lewy Body Dementia
  • Track 5-3Symptoms of Lewy Body Dementia
  • Track 5-4Diagnosing Lewy Body
  • Track 5-5Diagnosing dementia (general)
  • Track 5-6Treating dementia

Neurodegenerative disease primarily affects the neurons in the human brain. Neurons are the building blocks of the nervous system which includes the brain and spinal cord. Neurons normally don’t reproduce or replace themselves, so when they become damaged or die they cannot be replaced by the body. Neurodegenerative diseases are incurable and debilitating conditions that result in progressive degeneration and / or death of nerve cells. This causes problems with movement (called ataxias), or mental functioning (called dementias). Dementias are responsible for the greatest burden of neurodegenerative diseases, with Alzheimer’s representing approximately 60-70% of dementia cases.


  • Track 6-1Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and other dementias
  • Track 6-2Parkinson’s disease (PD) and PD-related disorders
  • Track 6-3Prion disease
  • Track 6-4Motor neurone diseases (MND)
  • Track 6-5Huntington’s disease (HD)
  • Track 6-6Spinocerebellar ataxia (SCA)
  • Track 6-7Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA)

The brain is the control center of the body. It controls thoughts, memory, speech, and movement. It regulates the function of many organs. When the brain is healthy, it works quickly and automatically. However, when problems occur, the results can be devastating. Inflammation in the brain can lead to problems such as vision loss, weakness and paralysis. Loss of brain cells, which happens if you suffer a stroke, can affect your ability to think clearly. Brain tumors can also press on nerves and affect brain function. Some brain diseases are genetic. And we do not know what causes some brain diseases, such as Alzheimer's disease.


  • Track 7-1Hematomas
  • Track 7-2Seizures
  • Track 7-3Huntington’s disease
  • Track 7-4ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), or Lou Gehrig’s disease
  • Track 7-5Parkinson’s disease
  • Track 7-6Depression
  • Track 7-7Bipolar disorder
  • Track 7-8Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Track 7-9Schizophrenia

Parkinson's disease (PD) is an age-related degenerative disorder of certain brain cells. It mainly affects movements of the body, but other problems, including dementia, may occur. It is not considered a hereditary disease, although a genetic link has been identified in a small number of families. Depression, anxiety, personality and behavior changes, sleep disturbances, and sexual problems are commonly associated with Parkinson's disease. In many cases, Parkinson's disease does not affect a person's ability to think, reason, learn, or remember (cognitive processes).


  • Track 8-1Depression
  • Track 8-2Cardiovascular disease
  • Track 8-3Anxiety
  • Track 8-4Psychosis

Neuropharmacology is the scientific study of the effects of drugs on the nervous system. Its primary focus is the actions of medications for psychiatric and neurologic disorders as well as those of drugs of abuse. Drugs that act on the nervous system, including antidepressant, antianxiety, anticonvulsant, and antipsychotic agents, are among the most widely prescribed medications.


  • Track 9-1Pharmacogenomics
  • Track 9-2Pharmacoepidemiology
  • Track 9-3Toxicology
  • Track 9-4Posology
  • Track 9-5Pharmacognosy
  • Track 9-6Behavioral Pharmacology

Neuro-oncology is the study of brain and spinal cord neoplasms, many of which are very dangerous and life-threatening (astrocytoma, glioma, glioblastoma multiforme, ependymoma, pontine glioma, and brain stem tumors are among the many examples of these). Among the malignant brain cancers, gliomas of the brainstem and pons, glioblastoma multiforme, and high-grade (highly anaplastic) astrocytoma are among the worst.

The CNS consists of the brain and spinal cord. The brain is protected by the skull (the cranial cavity) and the spinal cord travels from the back of the brain, down the center of the spine, stopping in the lumbar region of the lower back. The brain and spinal cord are both housed within a protective triple-layered membrane called the meninges.


  • Track 10-1Brain Stem Tumors
  • Track 10-2Spine Diseases
  • Track 10-3Glioblastoma
  • Track 10-4Meningioma
  • Track 10-5Malignant Brain Cancers and Brain Metastasis
  • Track 10-6Pediatric Neuro Oncology
  • Track 10-7Astrocytoma
  • Track 10-8Neurotoxicity

Vascular cognitive impairment is a decline in thinking abilities caused by disease that damages the brain’s blood vessels. Vascular disease may cause cognitive impairment on its own, and can also contribute to impairments in thinking and behaviour in a person with another brain disease such as Alzheimer’s. 

  • Track 11-1Small vessel disease
  • Track 11-2Ischaemic stroke
  • Track 11-3Haemorrhagic stroke
  • Track 11-4Stroke and vascular cognitive impairment

Treatment of dementia depends on its cause. In the case of most progressive dementias, including Alzheimer's disease, there is no cure and no treatment that slows or stops its progression. But there are drug treatments that may temporarily improve symptoms. The same medications used to treat Alzheimer's are among the drugs sometimes prescribed to help with symptoms of other types of dementias. Non-drug therapies can also alleviate some symptoms of dementia.


  • Track 12-1• Psychopharmacological treatment
  • Track 12-2Advanced drugs for dementia
  • Track 12-3Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Track 12-4Family therapy in nursing

People with Dementia and vascular dementia have different mental element shortfalls that incorporate every memory hindrance, that influences the adaptability to discover new data or review data already learned, and one or extra of the ensuing side effects aphasia, apraxia, agnosia, or official brokenness to such an extent that the mental element shortages adversely affect social or action working with a major decrease in past abilities. Furthermore, people with dementia commonly experience the ill effects of comorbid conditions that extra confuse mind and block best results. Along these lines, creating caregiving techniques individuals with vascular dementia is pressing, given this expanding commonness and consequently the related weight that dementia places not just on the people, however on the parental figures, relations, and thusly the assets of the human services framework. Traditional perspectives bearing on geriatric nursing ordinarily paint a picture of the care as being moderate paced certain and less requesting than intense care. Be that as it may, care of the matured, and especially those with vascular dementia, is normally confounded, unusual, and flimsy.


  • Track 13-1Dementia nursing care plan
  • Track 13-2Music therapy in dementia
  • Track 13-3Physiotherapy for dementia
  • Track 13-4Clinical features of dementia
  • Track 13-5Therapeutic interventions in dementia

Therapeutic targets are bio molecules maybe a nucleic acid or a protein whose biological activity can be modified by a drug candidate. In some cases of Dementia, it is reported that proteins are the cause for the disease. For example the accumulation of amyloid protein in the regions of Brain acts as a major factor for the disorder, hence it can be a therapeutic target . Therapeutic targets play an important role in identifying the potential drug candidates . Hence the conference provides the discussion sessions to reveal the targets for drug design process.


  • Track 14-1Beta-amyloid Precursor Protein
  • Track 14-2Beta-amyloid Precursor Protein
  • Track 14-3Action of Protein tau
  • Track 14-4Role of Acetylcholinesterase and Inhibition
  • Track 14-5N-methyl-d-aspartate (NMDA) receptor as target
  • Track 14-6Processing of Prion Protein

Neurosurgery or neurological surgical treatment is the medical forte targeted on the prevention, analysis, and rehabilitation of problems which affect any part of the anxious device along with mind, spinal twine, peripheral nerves, and extra-cranial cerebrovascular device. They assist in the prognosis of intra cerebral hemorrhage.

•              Surgical Treatment

•              Surgical Nursing

•              Vascular Neurosurgery

•              Oncological Neurosurgery

•              Stereotactic Neurosurgery

•              Spinal Neurosurgery


New studies recommends there's a strong relationship among initial youth trauma, for example, that achieved by means of the stolen a while, and dementia. There is an expansive agreement demonstrating that childhood trauma is essentially related to the development of sorrow. There is a strong connection among a high advent to adolescence pressure and ache that consists of individuals that were a bit of the stolen ages, and the probability of being decided to have dementia someday down the street. Psychic trauma is any psychological issues that all at once overpowers the ability to provide a negligible feeling of wellness and integrative wholeness, bringing about overpowering nervousness or defenselessness, or its hazard, and developing a persevering with alternate inside the psychic organization. Childhood trauma can impact mental and bodily well being into adulthood.

•              Youth Trauma and PTSD Symptoms

•              Mental Therapies

•              Youth damage with intellectual capacity in sound grown-ups

•              Post-lousy strain problem

Alzheimer's is as a result of mind cell death. It is a neurological ailment in which the death of mind cells reasons reminiscence loss and cognitive decline. The general length of the mind shrinks in Alzheimer's, nerve cells and connections inside the tissue steadily decreased, which can not be visible or examined in the residing brain laid low with Alzheimer's disease, post-mortem/post-mortem will usually show tiny inclusions in the nerve tissues, known as as plaques and tangles. Plaques are discovered between the demise cells within the mind - from the construct-up of a protein known as beta-amyloid (amyloid plaques). The tangles exist inside the mind neurons, from a disintegration of 2nd protein, known as tau.

Worldwide, with Dementia or Related disorders almost forty four million human beings have suffered in 2015,beyond outcomes shown 35.Sixty six million populace  lived with dementia  worldwide in yr 2010, with numbers anticipated to almost double every two decades, to 65.7 million in 2030 and 115.Four million in 2050. In 2010, fifty-8 per cent of all population with dementia lived in countries with lower or slight earning, with this percentage expected to upward push to sixty three% until 2030 and 71% by using 2050. This condition is predicted to double with the aid of 2030 and pretty triple through 2050 to 115 million

•              Risk Factors of Alzheimer’s

•              Cerebrospinal Fluid Biomarker

•              Epidemiology

•              Neurological harm


Dementia is the time period used to describe the signs and symptoms of numerous conditions that affecting the mind. The normally visible condition is Alzheimer’s, and other includes Parkinson's sickness. Symptoms visible at early ranges are persona modifications, withdrawal, reminiscence loss, confusion and apathy. Early diagnosis facilitates with providing early remedy, aid and planning. Medications might help with some symptoms of dementia, however no permanent treatment.

Majority of people with dementia are above age 65, the condition isn't regular for all older human beings. The incidence of dementia gets excessive with age, but it’s now not for the reason that an older character will expand it. While best 1-in-four human beings with Alzheimer’s disorder or Dementia has been diagnosed. Few more things we need to recognise about vascular dementia, Dementia with lewy our bodies, Fronto-temporal dementia, Rarer causes of dementia, Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, HIV-associated cognitive impairment, Mild cognitive impairment.

•              Memory loss

•              Alzheimer’s as opposed to Frontotemporal Dementia

•              Facing Dementia


Alzheimer's sickness Biomarkers, with emphasis on cerebrospinal fluid biomarkers and neuroimaging. Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) of Neuroimaging-biomarkers permit an early diagnosis in preclinical levels of Alzheimer’s ailment. Biomarker changes in patients with late-onset AD, inclusive of findings from research using structural and practical magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), advanced MRI strategies (diffusion tensor imaging, magnetic resonance spectroscopy, perfusion), positron emission tomography with fluorodeoxyglucose, amyloid tracers, and different neurochemical tracers, and CSF protein levels. The dynamic measures of these imaging biomarkers are used to predict the sickness progression inside the early levels and improve the evaluation of healing efficacy in these diseases in destiny clinical trials.

•              Neuroimaging Biomarkers in Personalized Medicine

•              Neuroimaging Genetics

Vascular insults can start a course of Molecular occasion activities prompting neurodegeneration, psychological issues, and dementia. Here, the molecular mechanisms and cell in cerebral veins pathophysiological activities prompting disturbance of the blood-cerebrum obstruction and cerebral bloodstream dysregulation and the neurovascular unit, which all might also add to the start and motion of dementia and Alzheimer's ailment. From the maximum punctual stages of improvement, whilst cerebral neurogenesis and angiogenesis are weaved, to the finish of life, the interplay between neural frameworks and vascular of the cerebrum is primary in health and contamination. Cerebral bloodstream manipulate is fundamental for normal thoughts work. The mammalian thoughts has evolved an extraordinary device for CBF manage known as neurovascular coupling.

•              Lessens association of AGEs for higher nerve ability and route

•              Backings stable nerves and veins

•              Backings nerve transmission


Dementia is not a selected disease. It's an usual time period that describes a group of signs related to a decline in reminiscence or other questioning competencies excessive sufficient to reduce a person's capacity to perform ordinary activities. Alzheimer's ailment money owed for 60 to eighty in step with cent of instances. Vascular dementia, which occurs after a stroke, is the second most not unusual dementia type. But there are numerous different conditions that may purpose symptoms of dementia, together with a few which can be reversible, consisting of thyroid problems and vitamin deficiencies.

Dementia is frequently incorrectly known as "senility" or "senile dementia," which reflects the previously sizable but wrong perception that severe intellectual decline is a ordinary part of growing older.

There is not any one test to decide if a person has dementia. Doctors diagnose Alzheimer's and other styles of dementia based on a careful scientific records, a bodily examination, laboratory checks, and the feature adjustments in wondering, day-to-day function and behaviour associated with every kind.


Frontotemporal dementia (FTD) or front temporal degenerations check with a set of disorders due to revolutionary nerve cell loss in the mind's frontal lobes (the regions in the back of your brow) or its temporal lobes (the areas in the back of your ears).


The prognosis of bvFTD and PPA are primarily based on expert assessment via a health practitioner who's familiar with those disorders. The type of issues experienced by way of the affected person and the outcomes of neurological checks are the center of the analysis. Brain scans inclusive of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and glucose positron emission scans are very useful extra tests, but they should be interpreted in the context of the patient’s records and neurological examination.


Treatment of dementia begins with the treatment of the underlying disease, where possible. The underlying causes of nutritional, hormonal, tumour-caused or drug-related dementia may be reversible to some extent. For many other diseases, such as Alzheimer's disease (AD), no cure has yet been discovered. However, improvement of cognitive and behavioural symptoms can be achieved through a combination of appropriate medications and other treatments, including psychotherapy.


Traumatic mind damage (TBI) is a complicated harm with a vast spectrum of signs and symptoms and disabilities. The effect on a person and his or her own family may be devastating. The purpose of this web page is to train and empower caregivers and survivors of stressful mind accidents. This web page goals to ease the transition from shock and depression on the time of a mind damage to coping and trouble solving. Bookmark this web page for the cutting-edge medical breakthroughs and brain studies, the very best satisfactory treatment for brain damage, the signs of mind injuries and the state's satisfactory demanding brain harm rehabilitation facilities and aid facts.


Alzheimer’s is one of the most not unusual reason of dementia among older adults. Dementia is the loss of cognitive functioning, questioning, remembering, and reasoning and behavioural abilities to such an volume that it interferes with a person day by day existence and sports. Alzheimer's disease is currently ranked as the 6th leading purpose of demise inside the United States. The reasons of dementia can range, relying on the varieties of mind modifications that may be taking area. Other dementias include Lewy body dementia, frontotemporal problems, and vascular dementia. It is commonplace for human beings to have mixed dementia a aggregate of two or extra problems, as a minimum one in all that's dementia.Alzheimer's ailment is a chronic neurodegenerative sickness that normally starts slowly and worsens over the years that's as a result of 60–70% of instances of dementia. Type 2 diabetes mellitus is increasingly commonplace, often because of increases in the prevalence of a sedentary life-style and obesity. Whether kind 2 diabetes may be avoided with the aid of interventions that have an effect on the existence of topics at excessive threat for the disease isn't recognised.


•              Vascular Dementia

•              Stroke Related Dementia

•              Fronto-temporal Dementia

•              Rarer reasons of Dementia

•              Dementia with Lewy Bodies


Alzheimer’s ailment is a modern dementia with lack of neurons and the presence of two foremost microscopic neuropathological hallmarks: extracellular amyloid plaques and intracellular neurofibrillary tangles. Early onset AD, a rare familial shape, is prompted due to mutation of 1 out of 3 genes: (amyloid precursor protein), (presenilin 2) or (presenilin 1).  Sporadic shape takes place generally after age of 65 and bills for most instances; it maximum probable effects from a mixture of genetic and influence of surroundings. Confirmed hazard factors for sporadic AD are age and the presence of the E4 allele of (Apo lipoprotein E). Amyloid plaques contain specifically of the neurotoxic peptide amyloid (Aβ, Abeta), cleaved sequentially from a bigger precursor protein (APP) through two enzymes: β-secretase (also known as BACE1) and γ-secretase (comprising 4 proteins, presenilin is one in every of them). If APP is first cleaved by way of the enzyme α-secretase rather than β-secretase then Aβ isn't always fashioned. Neurofibrillary tangles contain especially of the protein tau which binds with microtubules, which facilitating the neuronal shipping system. Tau uncoupling from microtubules and aggregation into tangles inhibits transport and consequences in disassembly of microtubule. Phosphorylation of tau might have an crucial function on this. Selective vulnerability of neuronal structures which includes the cholinergic, serotonergic, and noradrenergic and glutamatergic systems form the premise of modern-day rational pharmacological remedy.

•              Stem cells and Cell death

•              Cellular signaling, kinases, phosphatases, calcium

•              Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy

•              Tau Pathology of Alzheimers Disease

•              Pathogenesis of Alzheimers Disease


Cognitive neuroscience is the scientific field that is concerned with the have a look at of the organic approaches and elements that underlie cognition, with a specific cognizance at the neural connections in the brain that are involved in mental techniques.  It addresses the questions of how cognitive sports are affected or controlled via neural circuits inside the mind. Cognitive neuroscience is a department of both neuroscience and psychology, overlapping with disciplines which include physiological psychology, cognitive psychology, and neuropsychology. Cognitive neuroscience relies upon theories in cognitive technology coupled with evidence from neuropsychology, and computational modelling .


•              Cognitive Psychology

•              Neuropsychology

•              Experimental Psychology

•              Physiological psychology

•              Cognitive genomics


Rigorous clinical trials on Dementia drugs are continuing in USA and UK under the guidance of Alzheimer's society and it is reported that there is very less participation of people. The most of drugs are in second and third phases. Most of clinical trials are done in specific areas are amyloid beta plaques, the immune system, tau tangles. New medications for Dementia being developed in 2014/2015, 31% were named symptoms modifying. There are many developments are going on in Drug discovery of Dementia as old treatments are unable to stop the progression of Dementia. Most associations share their exploration on new medications for Dementia in Dementia conferences to get higher esteem to their items. This gets to be distinctly gainful to different geriatric doctors to redesign themselves with such medications and progressing possibilities by going to Dementia conferences. Such Dementia meetings will help researchers to know target areas for Drug development in Dementia and work towards it and also Dementia conferences exhibit clinical trial medications and offers positivity to discover new approaches in curing Dementia


  • Track 28-1Development of Re-purposed Drugs
  • Track 28-2Beta-amyloid Polymerization and Inflammation Inhibitor
  • Track 28-3Prevention Trials
  • Track 28-4Anticonvulsant Drugs for Treatment
  • Track 28-5Vaccine Development against Beta-Amyloid
  • Track 28-6Animal Models for Toxicology Studies