June 2 – 4, 2022

Our Event Schedule

The South East European Conference on Autism (SEECA)

14:00 – 14:30

Introductions:

  • Representative of a scientific medical institution
  • Representative of the Organizing Associations

14:30 – 15:00

An overview of current topics in the research of autism spectrum disorders

Ljiljana Vujotic, MD, PhD, Head of the Department of Pediatric Neuro-Surgery, Clinical Center of Serbia

15:00 – 15:30

The role of exogenous triggers of neuroinflammation in autism

Kirill Shlyapnikov, MD, Clinic Echinacea, Moscow, Russia

15:30 – 16:00

An overview of the successful medical interventions in autism – practical experience

Nicola Antonucci, MD, Biomedical Center for Autism Research & Treatment, Bari, Italy

16:00 – 16:45

Discussion

TOPIC CATEGORY: DIAGNOSTIC PARAMETERS & IMMUNOTHERAPY

Session Moderator: Prof. Nermina Kravic, MD, PhD, Bosnia and Herzegovina

8:30 – 9:00

Diagnostic parameters in treatment of autism spectrum disorder, and immunotherapy

Dmitry Maltsev, MD, Vivere Clinic, Kiev, Ukraine

9:00 – 9:30

PANS/PANDAS Basics and Treatment Options

Kiki Chang, MD, Stanford University, California, USA

09:30 – 10:00

IVIG for PANS/PANDAS

Miroslav Kovacevic, MD, Grant Square Medical Center, Hindsdale, Illinois, USA

10:00 – 10:30

Experiences in using IVIG for PANS/PANDAS in Serbia

Srđan Pašić, MD, PhD, Inst. for Maternal and Child Health, Belgrade, Serbia

10:30 – 11:00

Coffee break

11:00 – 11:30

Mitochondrial dysfunction & autism spectrum disorder

Richard Frye, MD, PhD, Phoenix Children’s Hospital, Arizona, USA

11:30 – 12:00

Cerebral Folate Deficiency in autism spectrum disorder

Richard Frye, MD, PhD, Phoenix Children’s Hospital, Arizona, USA

12:00 – 12:30

Prenatal Risks for Autism Spectrum Disorder

Aleksandar Ljubic, MD, PhD, Segova Biotechnology, Belgrade, Serbia

12:30 – 13:00

Discussion

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch

TOPIC CATEGORY: GASTROINTESTINAL ISSUES IN AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER

Session Moderators: prof. Dusan Maric, MD, PhD

14:00 – 14:30

Update on Microbiota Transfer Therapy / Faecal Matter Transplant (MTT/FMT) in autism spectrum disorder (adults and children)

James Adams, PhD, Arizona State University, Arizona, USA

14:30 – 15:00

Digestive system problems in children on the autism spectrum – corticosteroid therapy in combination with immunotherapy

Arthur Krigsman, MD,Pediatric Gastroenterology Resources, Texas, USA

15:00 – 15:30

Microbiome in autism project –update/results from Sarajevo School of Science and Technology

Lejla Pasic, PhD, Sarajevo School of Science and Technology, Bosnia and Herzegovina

15:30 – 16:15

Discussion (questions from moderators and parents)

TOPIC CATEGORY: NOVEL RESEARCH ON AUTISM TREATMENTS

Session Moderator: Gordana Tomac, MD, Croatia

9:00 – 9:30

Role of Bumetanide in treatment of autism

Eric Lemonnier, MD, Center for Autism Research in Bretagne, CHRU Brest Hospital Bohars, France

9:30 – 10:00

Research on using Suramin for autism treatment

Trends and Experiences

10:00 – 10:30

Ophthalmology and vision therapy in autism

Nancy Torgerson, OD, FCOVD, Alderwood Vision, Washington, USA

10:30 – 11:00

Discussions

11:00 – 11:15

Coffee break

TOPIC CATEGORY: STEM CELLS IN TREATMENT OF AUTISM

Session Moderator: Gordana Tomac, MD, Croatia

11:15 – 12:00

Panel discussion: Stem Cell Treatment (SCT) & Autism

1. Cord Blood – Stanislav Volchkov, MD, PhD, Samara, Russia
2. Bone Marrow – Dusan Maric, MD, PhD and Dzihan Abazovic, MD, Novi Sad, Serbia
3. Cord Tissue / MSCs – Magdalena Chrościńska-Krawczyk, MD, PhD, Poland

ENDING SESSION

Session Moderator: Rastko Petakovic, Representative of Association for Science and Autism (nAUkaTIZAM)

12:00 – 13:00

Panel discussion: The future autism treatments in the region

1. Doctors
2. Parents from the region

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch break

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