RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM PROGRAM - FRIDAY, MAY 13

Time
Presenter
Presentation
7:30
Breakfast, registration
8:30
Amanda Talty, Seonaid Anderson
Opening remarks
9:00
Keynote: Stephen Jackson
Entraining movement-related brain oscillations to suppress tics in Tourette syndrome: Current evidence and future plans
10:10
Marco Bortolato
Allogrenanolone: The missing link to explain the effects of stress on tic exacerbation?
10:30
Max Tischfield
Investigating circuit mechanisms for Tourette Disorder in genetic mouse models
10:50
Kesley Ramsey
The role of affect lability on tic severity and impairment in youth with Tourette’s disorder
11:10
BREAK (10min)
11:30
David Alan Isaacs
Sensory Over-Responsivity in Adults with Chronic Tic Disorders
11:50
Mairi Houlgreave
The neural correlates of premonitory urge
12:10
Joey Ka-Yee Essoe
Extinction learning in youth with TS
12:30
LUNCH/POSTERS
1:30
Jill Morris, NINDS
NINDS Funding Opportunities and Grantsmanship Strategies
1:50
Becky Bitsko, CDC
Recent CDC research on Tics
2:10
Research blitz
Sarah Abdallah - Contribution of Mosaic Genetic Variants in Tourette Syndrome
Roberto Cadeddu - Dehydroepiandrosterone exacerbates Tourette-related responses in mouse models
Samantha Myers - Tic Severity and Family Function in Children with Tourette Syndrome and Coprophenomena
3:10
BREAK/POSTERS (20 min)
3:30
Eliana Rosenthal
Impact of COVID-19 on Youth With ADHD: Predictors and Moderators of Response to Pandemic Restrictions on Daily Life
3:50
Jordan Stiede
Cultural differences in reactions to tics and tic severity
4:10
John Piacentini
BFRB Precision Medicine Initiative
4:30
BREAK (10 min)
4:40
Kevin Black
Fractality of tics as a quantitative assessment tool for Tourette syndrome
5:00
Reception