Speakers

 


Sandra Amor PhD
Professor and Head of Multiple Sclerosis Research
in the Pathology Department
VU University Medical Centre
Amsterdam, Netherlands

 


David Baker BSC, PhD
Neuroimmunology Unit
Blizard Institute
Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry
Queen Mary University of London
London, United Kingdom


Amit Bar-Or MD, FRCP, FAAN, FANA

Presidential Endowed Professor
Department of Neurology
Director, Center for Neuroinflammation and Experimental Neurotherapeutics
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania (UPenn)
Philadelphia (PA), United States

 


Dan Barouch MD, PhD

Center for Virology and Vaccine Research
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Harvard Medical School
Boston (MA), United States

 

 

 


Perry Bartlett PhD, FAA

Professor in Molecular Neuroscience
Queensland Brain Institute
The University of Queensland
Brisbane, Australia

 


Burkhard Becher PhD
Institute of Experimental Immunology
University of Zürich
Zürich, Switzerland

 

 

 


Stefan Blum MD, FRACP

Princess Alexandra Hospital
School of Medicine University of Queensland
Mater Centre for Neuroscience
Brisbane, Australia

 

 

 


Karin Borges PhD

School of Biomedical Sciences
Faculty of Medicine
University of Queensland
Brisbane, Australia

 

 

Fabienne Brilot PhD
Senior Research Fellow
Discipline of Child & Adolescent Health
Brain Autoimmunity Group
Institute for Neuroscience and Muscle Research (INMR)
the Kids Research Institute at the Children’s Hospital at Westmead
Brain and Mind Centre
University of Sydney
Camperdown, Australia

Simon Broadley BSc, MBChB, PhD, FRACP
Professor of Neurology
School of Medicine
Gold Coast Campus
Griffith University
Nathan, Australia

 


David Brown MBBS (Hons), PhD, FRACP, FRCPA

Department of Immunology
St. Vincent’s Hospital
Sydney, Australia

 

 

Anne Brüstle PhD
Fellow and Group Leader
Inflammatory T cell Responses Group
Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases
John Curtin School of Medical Research
The Australian National University
Canberra, Australia


Iain Comerford PhD

Department of Microbiology and Immunology
School of Biological Sciences
University of Adelaide
Adelaide, Australia

 


Jorge Correale MD

Department of Neurology
Institute for Neurological Research Dr Raul Carrea
FLENI
Buenos Aires, Argentina

 

Russell Dale MBChB, MSc, MRCPHCH, PhD
NHMRC Practioner Fellow
Professor of Paediatric Neurology
Petre Professor of Paediatric Neurology Research
Sub Dean Research, Clinical School
Discipline of Paediatrics & Child Health
University of Sydney
The Children’s Hospital at Westmead
Westmead, Australia

 

Jerome De Seze MD, PhD
University Hospital of Strasbourg
Strasbourg, France

 

 

 


Betty Diamond MD

Head, The Center for Autoimmune and Musculoskeletal Disease
The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Northwell Health
Manhasset (NY), USA

 


Hannelore Ehrenreich MD, DVM

Clinical Neuroscience
Max Planck Institute of Experimental Medicine
Göttingen, Germany

 

 

Matteo Gastaldi MD
IRCCS National Neurological Institute C Mondino
University of Pavia
Pavia, Italy

Judith Greer PhD
Principal Research Fellow
UQ Centre for Clinical Research
Faculty of Medicine
University of Queensland
Brisbane, Australia

 

Shohreh Issazadeh-Navikas PhD
Head of Neuroinflammation Unit
Biotech Research & Innovation Centre (BRIC)
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
University of Copenhagen
Copenhagen, Denmark

 

Misty Jenkins PhD
Laboratory Head
Division of Immunology
The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research
Parkville, Australia

 


Margaret Jordan PhD

Senior Research Fellow
Immunogenomics
Director of Research (Molecular & Cell Biology)
Honours’ co-ordinator (Molecular & Cell Biology)
James Cook University
Townsville, Australia

 


Matthew Kiernan PhD, SDc, FRACP, FAHMS

Bushell Chair of Neurology
Sydney Medical School
University of Sydney
President, Australian & New Zealand Association of Neurologist
Camperdown, Australia

 

 


Trevor Kilpatrick MBBS, PhD, FRACP

Melbourne Neuroscience Institute
University of Melbourne
Parkville, Australia

 

Nicholas King MB, ChB, PhD, FRCPA (Hon)
Director, USYD Cytometry Core Facility
Professor of Immunopathology and Head
Descipline of Pathology
Bosch Institute and Marie Bashir Institute for Infectious Disease and Biosecurity
School of Medical Sciences, Sydney Medical School
Australian Institute for Nanoscale Science and Technology
University of Sydney
Camperdown, Australia

Robyn Klein MD, PhD
Associate Dean, Division of Biology and Biomedical Sciences
Vice Provost, Washington University
Professor Departments of Internal Medicine, Pathology & Immunology, Neuroscience
Director, Center for Neuroimmunology and Neuroinfectious Diseases
Associate Director, Medical Scientist Training Program
Washington University School of Medicine
St.Louis (MO), United States


Thomas Korn MD, PhD

Klinikum rechts der Isar
Head of Experimental Neuroimmunology
Deputy Clinical Director, Neurological Clinic
Munich, Germany

 

 


Vijay Kuchroo DVM, PhD

Evergrande Center for Immunologic Diseases
Havard Medical School and Brigham & Women’s Hospital
Boston (MA), United States

 



Susumu Kusunoki MD, PhD

Professor and Chairman
Department of Neurology
Kindai University Faculty of Medicine
Osaka, Japan

 

 

Anne La Flamme BS(MIT), MS, PhD
Professor of Immunology
School of Biological Sciences
Victoria University of Wellington and
Head, Multiple Sclerosis Research Programme
Malaghan Institute of Medical Research
Wellington, New Zealand


Jeannette Lechner-Scott MD

Department of Neurology, John Hunter Hospital
Hunter Medical Research Institute
University of Newcastle
Newcastle, Australia

 

 


Vanda Lennon MD, PhD

Neuroimmunology Laboratory
Departments of Neurology, Immunology and Laboratory Medicine/Pathology
Mayo Clinic
Rochester (MN), United States

 


Belinda Lennox DM, FRCPsych

Department of Psychiatry
University of Oxford
Oxford, United Kingdom

 

 


Roland Liblau MD, PhD

Directeur du Centre de Physiopathologie Toulouse Purpan (CPTP)
INSERM UMR1043 – CNRS UMR5282
Université Toulouse III
Toulouse, France

 

 

 


Shane Liddelow PhD

Neuroscience Institute
Department of Neuroscience and Phsyiology
NYU Langone Medical Center
New York City (NY), United States

 

 


Roland Martin MD

Principal Investigator and Director CRPP MS
University of Zürich
Zürich, Switzerland

 

 


Gianvito Martino MD
Division of Neuroscience
Head of INSPE Unit
San Raffaele Hospital
Milan, Italy

 

Emily Mathey PhD
Neuroinflammation Laboratory
Brain and Mind Centre
University of Sydney
Camperdown, Australia

 

 

 


Roberta Mazzieri PhD

Diamantina Institute
University of Queensland
Brisbane, Australia

 

Pamela McCombe FRACP, PhD, BSc, MBBS
UQ Centre for Clinical Research
Faculty of Medicine
Royal Brisbane Clinical Unit
Faculty of Medicine
University of Queensland
Brisbane, Australia

 

Natalie Payne PhD
Research Fellow
Aust Regenerative Medicine Institute
Monash University
Clayton, Australia

 


Michael Pender MBBS (Hons I), MD, PhD, FRACP

Faculty of Medicine
The University of Queensland
Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital
Brisbane, Australia

 

 


Phillip Popovich PhD

Director, Center for Brain and Spinal Cord Repair
Ray W. Poppelton Research Designated Chair
Department of Neuroscience
Wexner Medical Center at The Ohio State University
Columbus (OH), United States


Francisco Quintana PhD

Associate Professor of Neurology
Ann Romney Center for Neurologic Diseases
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Boston (MA), United States

 

 


Stephen Reddel MBBS, FRACP, PhD

Department of Neurology
Concord Repatriation General Hospital
University of Sydney
Concord, Australia

 

Marc Ruitenberg PhD, GCHEd
Senior Lecturer in Neuroanatomy & Neuroscience
Honorary SpinalCure Australia Research Fellow
School of Biomedical Sciences
Faculty of Medicine
University of Queensland
Brisbane, Australia

 


Michal Schwartz PhD

Department of Neurobiology
Weizmann Institute of Science
Rehovot, Israel

 

 

 

Bruno Stankoff MD, PhD
Sorbonne Universités
UPMC Univ Paris 06
UMR S 1127, CNRS UMR 7225
Paris, France


Akio Suzumura MD, PhD

Department of Neuroimmunology
Research Institute of Environmental Medicine
Nagoya University
Nagoya, Japan

 

 


Bert ‘t Hart PhD

Department of Immunobiology
Biomedical Primate Research Centre (BPRC)
and
Department of Neuroscience
University of Groningen
Rijswijk, Netherlands

 

Jenny Ting PhD
Distinguished Professor
Department of Genetics
UNC School of Medicine
Chapel Hill (NC), United States


Angela Vincent MBBS, FRCPath, FMedSci, FRS

Emeritus Professor
Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences
University of Oxford
Oxford, United Kingdom

 

 


Carola Vinuesa MD, MBBS, PhD, FAA

The Vinuesa Group – Humoral Immunity and Autoimmunity
The Centre for Personalised Immunology
The John Curtin School of Medical Research
ANU College of Health and Medicine
Acton, Australia

 

 


Ari Waisman PhD

Institute of Molecular Medicine
University Medical Center of the Johannes Gutenberg University
Mainz, Germany

 


Hartmut Wekerle MD

Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology
Director Emeritus
Hertie Senior Professor
Martinsried, Germany

 


Takashi Yamamura MD, PhD

Department of Immunology
National Institute of Neuroscience
NCNP
Tokyo, Japan

 

 

Yoshihisa Yamano MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Advanced Medical Innovation
Director, Department of Rare Diseases Research
Institute of Medical Science
St. Marianna University Graduate School of Medicine
Kanagawa, Japan

 


V.Wee Yong PhD

Hotchkiss Brain Institute
Departments of Clinical Neuroscience and Oncology
University of Calgary
Calgary (AB), Canada

 

 

 


Deborah Young PhD

Dept. of Pharmacology & Clinical Pharmacology &
Centre for Brain Research, FMHS
The University of Auckland
Auckland, New Zealand

 


Kaylene Young PhD
The Menzies Institute for Medical Research
University of Tasmania
Hobart, Australia

 


Scott Zamvil MD, PhD

Donnie Smith Chair in Multiple Sclerosis Research
Professor of Neurology and Faculty, Program in Immunology
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco (CA), United States