Towards understanding the genetic etiology of psychotic disorders | Biomedicum Helsinki 1, Lecture Hall 2

Location

Monday, August 14, 2017 - 12:00 to 16:45

 

Towards understanding the genetic etiology of psychotic disorders

Monday 14th August 2017

Biomedicum Helsinki 1, Lecture Hall 2

This symposium brings together an international group of leading researchers and physicians to discuss the genetic etiology and clinical features of psychiatric disorders. The Finnish SUPER study on genetic mechanisms of psychotic disorders is a part of the international Stanley Global Neuropsychiatric Genomics Initiative.

The symposium is organized by the Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland (FIMM), University of Helsinki. No registration required!

Contact person:

Research Coordinator Risto Kajanne (risto.kajanne@helsinki.fi)

 

Program

Session I (Chair: Jaana Suvisaari)

12:00

Aarno Palotie: Welcoming words

12:00-12:30 

Steven Hyman: From genetic discovery to disease mechanisms

12:30-12:45 

Aarno Palotie: The Finnish Super-study

12:45-13:45 

Suomi-session:

  • Jaana Suvisaari: Childhood adversities and psychosis
  • Annamari Tuulio-Henriksson: Why is cognition important?
  • Tiina Paunio: Disturbed sleep in psychosis
  • Jarmo Hietala: The potential of neuroimaging in the Super-study
  • Jari Tiihonen: Antipsychotic medication and treatment adherence
13:45-14:15

Discussion about SUPER sub-projects

14:15-14:45

Break

Session II (Chair: Tiina Paunio)

14:45-15:15 

Mark Daly: Genetic architecture of psychiatric disorders

15:15-15:45 

Ben Neale: Shared genetics of psychiatric disorders

15:45-16:15

Raymond Walters: Progress in common variant space

16:15-16:45

Tarjinder Singh: Progress in rare variant discovery in schizophrenia

16:45

Aarno Palotie: Concluding remarks

   

 

Last updated: 08.08.2017 - 12:00