Scientific Program Highlights

The scientific program will include:

Plenary sessions:

  • Degeneration and regeneration in the nervous system
  • Glia & microglia
  • Neuroinflammatory disorders
  • Demyelinating disorders and Multiple Sclerosis
  • Crosstalk between the gut & the nervous system

Concurrent symposia:

  • Neurodegenerative disorders
  • Microbiome
  • Peripheral nervous system
  • CNS autoimmunity
  • Neuroimmune psychiatry
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Nervous system injury and immunity
  • Animal models in neuroimmunology
  • Neuroinfection
  • Discovery of new targets in antibody-associated disorders
  • Genetic basis of neuroinflammation
  • Microglia and macrophages

Workshops:

  • Immunotherapeutics for nervous system disorders
  • Neuroimmune antibody assays: where are we at?
  • B cells in autoimmune CNS disease
  • Influence of the X chromosome in neuroimmunology (Y do we ignore the X?)
  • Plus other topics which will be decided on based on submitted abstracts.