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Conferences and seminars [from 2015]

1. Calia, C., Fernandez-Guinea, A., Frnak, A., Olazarán, J., Hoefeijzers, S., Hernandez-Tamames, J.A., Alvarez-Linera, J., Della Sala, S., Parra, M.A. Dissociating neural correlates of memory binding functions in prodromal stages of Alzheimer’s disease. ICOM 6, 17-22 July 2016 Budapest , Hungary. Invited Symposium: When remembering is a challenge: visual working memory and aging.

2. Hoefeijzers, S., Calia, C., Ibañez, A., Pietto, M., Trujillo, N., Baez, S., Lopera, F., Manes, F., Della Sala, S., Starr, J., Parra, M.A. EEG signatures of memory binding deficits in patients with different risks of Alzheimer’s disease. ICOM 6, 17-22 July 2016 Budapest, Hungary. Invited Symposium: When remembering is a challenge: visual working memory and aging.

3. Fernández-Guinea, S., Sánchez, L., Suárez, B., Frank, A., Olazará, J., Della Sala, S., Parra, M.A. When is Short-Term Memory Binding selectively impaired in Mild Cognitive Impairment? Alzheimer's Association International Conference, Toronto, Canada July 22-28 2016.

4. Parra, M.A., Locke, D., Caselli, R.J. Memory binding phenotypes in older APOE4 carriers with different cognitive status. Alzheimer's Association International Conference, Toronto, Canada July 22-28 2016.

5. Parra, M.A., Della Sala, S., Lopera, F., Trujillo, N., Manes, F., Starr, J., Cecchi, M., Ibáñez, A. Towards a novel memory biomarker for Alzheimer’s disease relying on EEG-based mobile brain imaging technologies. Alzheimer's Association International Conference, Toronto, Canada July 22-28 2016.

6. Maclean, L. Parra, M.A., Della Sala, S., McMillan, T. Association between Walking Speed and Cognitive Functioning Late After Severe Head Injury (HI). Neuropsychological Rehabilitation Conference in Glasgow, UK in July 2016.

7. MacPherson, S.E., Moreno, S., Parra, M.A., Lopera, F., & Della Sala, S. A longitudinal study of dual task abilities in preclinical familial Alzheimer’s disease. International Neuropsychological Society 2016 Mid-Year Meeting. 6th July 2016 - Friday 8th July 2016 at Park Plaza Riverbank Hotel, London. http://www.kc-jones.co.uk/ins2016

8. Maclean, L., Parra M.A., Della Sala, S., McMillan, T. Association between Walking Speed and Cognitive Functioning Late After Severe Head Injury (HI). International Neuropsychological Society 2016 Mid-Year Meeting. 6th July 2016 - Friday 8th July 2016 at Park Plaza Riverbank Hotel, London.

9. Fernandez-Guinea, S., Medina, R., Junquera, A., Sanchez, L., Suarez, B., Parra, M.A. Cognitive phenotypes to differentiate between normal and pathological ageing: the role of executive functions. International Neuropsychological Society 2016 Mid-Year Meeting. 6th July 2016 - Friday 8th July 2016 at Park Plaza Riverbank Hotel, London.

10. Fernandez-Guinea, S., Junquera, A., Medina, R., Suarez, B., Sanchez, L., Parra, M.A. What do executive functions tell us about the evolution of Mild Cognitive Impairment? International Neuropsychological Society 2016 Mid-Year Meeting. 6th July 2016 - Friday 8th July 2016 at Park Plaza Riverbank Hotel, London.

11. Smith, K., Ricaud, B., Nauman, S. Parra, M.A., Escudero, J. & Vandergheynst, P. Distinguishing EEG Activity in Visual Short Term Memory Tasks using Modular Dirichlet Energy on Brain Networks. June 26-30, 2016, Geneva, Switzerland.

12. Rhodes, S., Parra, M.A., Cowan, N., & Logie, R.H. Healthy Ageing and Binding in Visual Working Memory: Mixed Versus Blocked Trials. International Meeting of the Psychonomic Society. Granada-Spain 5-8 May 2016.

13. Parra M.A. Cognitive binding in the diagnosis of memory impairments. VII International Symposium on Brain Death and Disorders of Consciousness and International Annual Meeting of the Cuban Society of Clinical Neurophysiology. Hotel Habana Libre, Havana, Cuba, December 8-11, 2015 (Invited Speaker)

14. Rhodes, S., Parra, M.A., Cowan, N., & Logie, R.H. Visual Working Memory and Change Detection: Reassessing Whole Display Interference. Psychonomic Society, November 19-22, 2015 Hilton Chicago.

15. Parra, M.A. Memory binding in the early diagnosis of memory impairment. Invitation to participate in the XXII World Congress of Neurology, Santiago, Chile October 31-November 5, 2015. Invited Speaker.

16. Sartorio, E., Albertini, S., Della Sala, S., Logie, R.H., Mariani, C., Cappa, S.F., Parra, M.A., Pomati, S. Predictive value of memory tests in the progression of mild cognitive impairment into dementia. SIN, Genova, 10 - 13 October 2015.

17. Smith, K., Azami, H., Parra, M.A., Starr, J.M, Escudero, J. Cluster-Span Threshold: An unbiased threshold for binarising weighted complete networks. 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) will take place in Milano, Italy, in the period August 25th-29th, 2015.

18. Smith, K., Azami, H., Escudero, J., Parra, M.A., Starr, J.M. Comparison of Network Analysis Approaches on EEG Connectivity in Beta during Visual Short-Term Memory Binding Tasks. 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) will take place in Milano, Italy, in the period August 25th-29th, 2015.

19. Killin, L., Abrahams, S., Parra, M. A., Della Sala, S. Cognitive markers for Alzheimer’s disease: what are they really phenotyping? 5th Scientific Meeting of the ESN and 12th Nordic Meeting in Neuropsychology, 9-11 September 2015, Tampere, Finland.

20. Kozlova, I., Parra, M.A., Della Sala, S. A flash-card version of Memory Binding: A novel cognitive marker for Alzheimer’s disease. 5th Scientific Meeting of the ESN and 12th Nordic Meeting in Neuropsychology, 9-11 September 2015, Tampere, Finland.

 

Conference Proceedings

1. Bak, T., Bennett, G., Symonds, A., Parra, M.A., Elamin, M., Connick, P., Holloway, G., Pal, S. (2015). Motor symptoms in healthy ageing and dementia: frequency, patterns and the relation between motor and cognitive functions. Conference: 1st Congress of the European-Academy-of-Neurology. European Journal of Neurology Volume: 22.

2. Smith, K., Azami, H., Escudero, J., Parra, M. A., & Starr, J. M. (2015). Comparison of Network Analysis Approaches on EEG Connectivity in Beta during Visual Short-Term Memory Binding Tasks. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc.; 2015:2207-10. doi: 10.1109/EMBC.2015.7318829.

3. Smith, K., Azami, H., Parra, M. A., Starr, J. M., & Escudero, J. (2015). Cluster-span threshold: An unbiased threshold for binarising weighted complete networks in functional connectivity analysis. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc.; 2840-3. doi: 10.1109/EMBC.2015.7318983.