WASAD Congress 2019

Stress, Anxiety and Mental Health
3 – 5 October | Würzburg, Germany


Thursday, October 3, 2019
14.00-14.30 Opening ceremony, Welcome addresses
15.00-16.30 New insights into (dys-) regulation of fear and anxiety inrodents Clinical perspectives in the treatment of anxiety disorders (GAF-Symposium) Imaging of stress-induced brain functional changes
17.00-18.00 Keynote lecture, Rachel Yehuda
18.00-20.00 Welcome reception at the congress venue
Friday, October 4, 2019
9.00-10.00 Keynote lecture, Mathias Schmidt
10.30-12.00 How anxiety modulates attention Mapping mechanisms of gene x environment interaction in stress - from endophenotype to disease Stress resilience and vulnerability
12.15-13.15 Industry symposium Heel Deutschland
13.30-14.30 Keynote lecture,  Martin Paulus
14.30-17.00 Poster session
17.00-18.30 Anxiety Disorders - Prediction, prevention and personalized therapy Stress and dementia SGAD Symposium
Saturday, October 5, 2019
9.00-10.00 Keynote lecture , Brenda Penninx
10.30-12.00 Individual differences in fear and anxiety Clinical targets for stress related and anxiety disorders in children and adolescents Temperament, gene and nutrition in anxiety and related disorders
12.15-13.15 Industry symposium Janssen-Cilag GmbH
13.30-14.30 Keynote lecture, Tom Kash
15.00-16.30 Neural dynamics of aversive learning (Maternal) Stress and its consequences: from animals to humans Anxiety, depression and cognition in brain and heart
17.00-18.30 Telemedicine and mobile assessment in stress related disorders Anxiety: genetics, social interactions and therapy Adult ADHD and stress: cause or consequence?
18.45-19.00 Closing ceremony