Plenary Lectures

The Opening Lecture and the Plenary speakers for the Mediterranean Neuroscience Society Meeting 2017 (MNS 2017)

Giacomo Rizzolatti (Italy/Malta)
From Mirror Neurons to Mirror Brain


Opening Lecture
University of Parma, Department of Neuroscience,
University of Malta, Department of Physiology and Biochemistry, Malta

University of Mlata

Rosa Cossart (France)
A developmental scaffold for hippocampal function


Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale Unité 901, 13009 Marseille, France.

Michela Matteoli (Italy)
The EMBO Keynote Lecture


University of Milan, Department of Pharmacology, Chemotherapy and
Medical Toxicology.

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Illana Gozes (Israel)
Autism, Schizophrenia and Alzheimer’s disease: A Common Thread From Neuropeptides to Brain Regulating Genes


The Lily and Avraham Gildor Chair for the Investigation of Growth Factors
Head, the Elton Laboratory for Molecular Neuroendocrinology
Department of Human Molecular Genetics and Biochemistry
Sackler Faculty of Medicine
The Adams Super Center for Brain Studies and Sagol School of Neuroscience, Tel Aviv University, Israel

Raphael Mechoulam (Israel)
The Endocannabinoids: Looking Back and Ahead


The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, School of Pharmacy- Institute for
Drug Research

Carmen Cavada (Spain)
Notable and specific catecholaminergic innervation in the primate thalamus. Relevance in Parkinsonism

Carmen Cavada

Autonomous University of Madrid, Medical School. Spain

Pierre Magistretti (Switzerland)
Neuron-glia metabolic coupling: Role in neuronal plasticity and neuropotection


École Polytechnique Fédérale De Lausanne, Laboratory of Neuroenergetics and Cellular Dynamics
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) Thuwal, Saudi Arabia.

Vincenzo Crunelli (UK/Malta/)
Cellular and network dynamics of EEG Waves of health ad disease states


School of Biosciences, Neuroscience Division, Cardiff University, UK
University of Malta, Department of Physiology and Biochemistry, Malta

University of Mlata