Definitive Program

Day 1 -THURSDAY April 19th


09.00 - 15.30

Main Hall, Faculty of Medicine, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy (all participants)

Access to the Opening Ceremony

17:30 - 18:00

Auditorium Pallady

Opening Ceremony

18:00 - 20:00

Buenos Aires Conference Room, Auditorium Pallady


Opening Ceremony Highlights:

  • Introducing SOMS & MEDICS


  • Opening Lecture: Rejuvenation biotechnology - why age may soon cease to mean aging; Speaker: Aubrey de Grey
    Biomedical Gerontology, Chief Science Officer & Co-founder, SENS Research Foundation


  • Introducing MEDICS 2018 Sponsors
Cocktail Party

20:00 - 21:00

Auditorium Pallady

Day 2 -FRIDAY April 20th


08:00 - 14:00

Auditorium Pallady (only for those attending Workshops that take place at Auditorium Pallady)


08:00 - 14:00

Main Hall, Faculty of Medicine, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy (all participants, except those above)


09:00 - 20:00

Day 3 -SATURDAY April 21st

Auditorium Pallady
BUENOS AIRES Conference RoomROME Conference RoomPARIS Conference RoomBUCHAREST Conference Room
10:00 -11:15
Circulating Rare Cells: An open window on modern predictive, preventive and personalized medicine
Prof Patrizia Paterlini-Bréchot MD
Morbidly adherent placenta, a challenge of contemporary obstetrics
Prof Gheorghe Peltecu MD Maternal antibodies and fetal defects
Anca Panaitescu MD, PhD
11:15 - 11:45COFFEE BREAK
Morning Session
11:45 - 13:00Getting back in the game: elbow injuries in the elite athlete
Adam Watts MD, BSc, MBBS, FRCS
Surgical Approaches for Refractive Errors
Andrei Filip MD, PhD
Miruna Nicolae MD, PhD
Living with heart failure: A global health challenge
Ana-Gabriela Fruntelată MD, PhD
13:00 - 15:00LUNCH BREAK & Poster Presentation Session
15:00 - 16:15
Emergence Delirium in Children: Waking Up is Hard to Do
Prof Judith E. Brill MD
Keyhole surgery of brain tumours: precision, perspective and points to remember
Dorin Bică MD & Ionuț Gobej MD
Step Forward in the Approach of Pigmented Lesions - An Update
Prof Olga Simionescu MD
16:15 - 17:30Alzheimer's disease targets brain networks: The perspective from multimodal neuroimaging
Nicolas Villain MD, PhD
Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus by Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy
Rubin Munteanu MD, PhD
Bayer Conference
Bogdan Pantelimon MD
Afternoon Session
17:30 - 18:00COFFEE BREAK
18:00 - 19:00Orthotopic Liver Transplantation in Infants and Children
Prof Marvin E. Ament MD
Biologics - The next step in severe asthma treatment
Dragoș Bumbăcea MD, PhD, MPH, FCCP
Evolution in Breast Implant Surgery - Tips and Tricks for Better Outcomes Using the Newest Technologies
Radu Ionescu MD

Day 4 - SUNDAY April 22nd


09:00 - 18:00

Closing Ceremony

11:30 - 12:30

G. E. Palade Amphitheater, Faculty of Medicine, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy

Closing Ceremony Highlights:

  • Awards Ceremony: Announcing the Winners of the MEDICS 2018 Sessions
  • Farewell Speech

09:00 - 20:00