13:00 – 13:30 Welcome coffee
13:30 – 14:45 Part 1. Ethics and economy session or Satellite symposium
13:30 – 14:00 Proposal to add presentations on RIZIV/INAMI – AI – Lab management – round table discussing
TBC
14:00 – 14:30 Cost effectiveness of blood biomarkers in Alzheimer disease or MS
TBC
14:30 – 14:45 Screening and identification of antibodies in autoimmune neurological disorders: is reimbursement still up to date
Prof. F. Corazza, ULB Erasme, Brussels, Belgium
14:45 – 15:30 Coffee break
15:30 – 16:15 Part 2. Keynote lecture on a general scientific topic
15:30 – 16:15 The (rapid) evolving landscape of treatments for Alzheimer disease and the potential implications to screen (with blood biomarkers?) and to identify/follow-up patients eligible to treatments
Prof. Dr. B. Hanseeuw, Department of Neurology, Université Clinique Louvain, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Harvard medical school, Boston, Massachusetts
16:15 – 17:30 Part 3. Pre-analytics
16:15 – 16:45 How to collect a sample from an external ventricular drain
Prof. P. De Vloo, Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium
16:45 – 17:15 Pre-analytical pitfalls in biomarkers Alzheimer’s disease
Dr. I. Verberk, Laboratory of Neurochemistry, UMC Amsterdam, The Netherlands
17:15 – 17:30 Best abstract on Pre-analytics in laboratory medicine
17:30 – 19:00 Congress Cocktail Reception in the Exhibition Hall
19:30 Congress Dinner