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Fourth Bioelectronic Medicine Summit

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Mohonk Mountain House

1000 Mountain Rest Road

New Paltz, NY 12561

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We are pleased to welcome you to the Fourth Bioelectronic Medicine Summit: Technology Targeting Molecular Mechanisms.

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The meeting will call international attention to bioelectronic medicine as the platform for new developments in healthcare, technology, and science. Leaders in bioelectronic medicine will discuss current progress, challenges and future developments.

Click here to learn more about bioelectronic medicine at the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research.


Day 1 – Tuesday, September 22

4:00pm: Check-in and registration

6:00pm: Welcome dinner

Dinner Talk

6:30-7:00pm: Gene Civillico, PhD, National Institutes of Health, SPARC

Day 2 – Wednesday, September 23

7:30-8:30am: Breakfast and coffee

8:45am: Welcome Remarks, Kevin J. Tracey, MD, The Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research

Session 1: Materials Science & Electronics

9:00-9:30am: Molly M. Stevens, PhD, Imperial College London

9:30-10:00am: Christopher Bettinger, PhD, Carnegie Mellon University

10:00-10:30am: Eric Glowacki, PhD, Linköping University

10:30-10:40am: Talk selected from submitted abstract

10:40-11:00am: Break

Session 2: Bioelectronic Devices in Preclinical Research

11:00-11:30am: Chris Puleo, PhD, General Electric

11:30am-noon: Stavros Zanos, MD, PhD, The Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research

Noon-12:30pm: Robert Rennaker, PhD, University of Texas at Dallas

12:30-12:40pm: Talk selected from submitted abstract

12:40-2:00pm: Lunch

Session 3: Clinical Trial Updates I

2:00-2:30pm: Bruno Bonaz, MD, PhD, University of Grenoble Alpes, INSERM, France

2:30-3:00pm: David Chernoff, MD, SetPoint Medical

3:00-3:30pm: Susan Harkema, PhD, University of Louisville

3:30-4:00pm: Suraj Kapa, MD, Mayo Clinic

4:00-4:10pm: Talk selected from submitted abstract

4:10-6:00pm: Poster Session - Coffee and wine & cheese to be served

7:00-9:00pm: Dinner & Social Activity

Day 3 – Thursday, September 24

8:00-9:00am: Breakfast and coffee

Session 4: Defining Circuits

9:00-9:30am: Andreas Habenicht, MD, Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU) Munich

9:30-10:00am: Guiseppe Lembo, PhD, Sapienza, University di Roma

10:00-10:30am: Silvia Conde, PhD, CEDOC, Nova Medical School

10:30-11:00am: Ulrich von Andrian, MD, PhD, Harvard Medical School

11:00-11:10am: Talk selected from submitted abstract

11:10-11:30am: Break

Session 5: Keynote Speaker

11:30am-12:30pm: Lawrence Steinman, MD, Stanford Medicine

12:30-1:30pm: Lunch

Session 6: Frontiers in Bioelectronics Development

1:30-2:00pm: Magnus Berggren, PhD, Linköping University

2:00-2:30pm: Kip Ludwig, PhD, University of Wisconsin

2:30-3:00pm: Talks selected from submitted abstract (2)

3:00-3:30pm: Break

Session 7: Clinical Trial Updates II

3:30-4:00pm: Doug Weber, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

4:00-4:30pm: Daniel Yoshor, MD, Baylor College of Medicine

4:30-5:00pm: Boris Kovatchev, PhD, University of Virginia School of Medicine

5:00-5:10pm: Talk selected from submitted abstract

5:10pm: Concluding Remarks

Scientific Organizing Committee:

  • Sangeeta Chavan, PhD - co-chair
  • Valentin Pavlov, PhD - co-chair
  • Yousef Al-Abed, PhD
  • Kevin J. Tracey, MD - past-chair
  • Peder Olofsson, MD, PhD - past-chair
  • Chad Bouton - past-chair
  • Meredith Burcyk, MHA - planning and support
  • Octavia Davis - planning and support


The deadline for submissions is July 1, 2020. Please click here for instructions, requirements and to submit your abstract. Submissions will be examined by the symposium scientific organizing committee. Submitting authors will be notified regarding acceptance via email. Accepted abstracts must be presented in the form of posters and select accepted abstracts will be presented as 10 minute talks.

Registration Information:

Registration includes accommodations on the evenings of Tuesday, September 22 and Wednesday, September 23, all meals throughout the conference (breakfast, lunch, dinner, and breaks), and social events.

If you would like to spend an additional night at Mohonk Mountain House (Thursday, September 24 with check-out on Friday, September 25), please select that option as an add-on. If a guest will be accompanying you to Mohonk Mountain House, please select that option as an add-on.

Registration Pricing:

Before July 1, 2020

  • Student/Post-Doc: $500
  • Academia/Non-Profit: $750
  • Industry/Corporate: $1,300

After July 1, 2020

  • Student/Post-Doc: $600
  • Academia/Non-Profit: $850
  • Industry/Corporate: $1,500

About Mohonk Mountain House:

Founded by the Smiley Family in 1869, the Victorian castle resort is nestled in the Hudson Valley, only 90 miles north of New York City. Surrounded by 40,000 acres of pristine forest, the resort is a National Historic Landmark.

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