The 3rd International Congress on ADHD – From childhood to adult disease took place in Berlin, Germany, 26-29 May 2011. The congress promoted an excellent collection of scientific sessions based on suggestions of the members of the international Scientific Programme Committee.

Final Programme 2011

Young Scientists Award

The Board proudly presented the Young Scientists Award to the following scientists (in alphabetical order):

Mr. Samir Boureghda, Saarbruecken, Germany
Symptoms of ADHD and psychopathy in perpetrators - A factor-analytic approach

Ms Julia Geissler, Wuerzburg, Germany
EEG parameters during working memory task and response inhibition differentiate between medicated and medication naive children and adolescents with ADHD

Ms Corina Greven, London, UK
Non-shared environmental effects of birth weight on ADHD symptoms persist into early adolescence. A 10-year longitudinal twin study

Dr. Ning Ji, Beijing, China
Association between dopamine-ß-hydroxylase gene and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in Han Chinese boys

Mr. Alexandros Lordos, Nicosia, Cyprus

Interactions between self-regulation and aspects of parenting in predicting symptoms of Attention Deficit - Hyperactivity Disorder

Dr. Eleni Paliokosta, London, UK
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder symptoms and environmental adversity in a prospective population study of preschoolers

Mr. Erik Winther Skogli, Lillehammer, Norway

Different executive function profiles in children and adolescents with subtypes of ADHD

Mr. Hichem Slama, Brussels, Belgium
Differences in functional connectivity patterns during response inhibition in drug naive children with ADHD

Winners of the Poster Prizes

At the last ADHD Congress in Berlin 2011 the Board proudly announced the following winners of the Poster Prizes (in alphabetical order):

PD Prof. Dr. Marco Arruda, Ribeirão Preto, Brasil
Prevalence of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in school-aged children of a poor Brazilian community

Dr. Anne Halmøy, Bergen, Norway
Pre- and perinatal risk factors in adult Attention- Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): A population-based nested case-control study

Ms Caroline Skirrow, London, UK
Measuring restlessness and focus in the context of everyday life in Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, before and after treatment with psycho-stimulant medication

Mr. Hichem Slama, Brussels, Belgium
Investigation of the relationship between executive functions and theory of mind in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Mr. Gregor Wilbertz, Freiburg, Germany
Functional brain imaging of delay aversion in adult ADHD