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Tuesday – November 9

Morning Session

Plenary Session | 08:30-10:10

Chair: Sonia Garel (France) and Jon Laman (the Netherlands)
Brain-Immune system interactions in physiological conditions
08:30-09:00 | Neuro-immune interactions in regulation of Allergy and autoimmunity
(Vijay Kuchroo, Harvard Medical School – USA)
09:00-09:30 | Anticipating pathogen invasion: Neuroimmune activation preserves gut homeostasis
(Gabrielle Belz, University of Melbourne – Australia)
09:30-10:00 | Dissecting functions of Microglia and non-parenchymal CNS macrophages
(Steffen Jung, Weizmann Institute of Science – Israel)

10:10-10:30 Coffee Break

PARALLEL SYMPOSIA | 10:30-12:35 

Chair: Ari Waisman (Germany)
Symposium I | Dialog between astrocytes and microglia in neuroimmunology
10:30-10:55 | TBC
(Sonia Garel, IBENS, Université Paris – France)
10:55-11:20 | Astrocyte heterogeneity in Multiple Sclerosis
(Francisco Quintana, Harvard Medical School – USA)
11:20-11:45 | Development and Function of Brain Macrophages
(Melanie Greter, University of Zurich – Switzerland)
11:45-11:57: Oral presentation
11:57-12:09: Oral presentation
12:09-12:21: Oral presentation
12:21-12:33: Oral presentation

Chair: Nicolas Blanchard (France)
Symposium II | Parasites and neuroinflammation
10:30-10:55 | TBC
(Antonio Barragan, Stockholm University – Sweden)
10:55-11:20 | Mechanisms of fatal blood barrier dysfunction during cerebral malaria
(Dorian McGavern, NIH – USA)
11:20-11:45 | TBC
(TBC)
11:45-11:57: Oral presentation
11:57-12:09: Oral presentation
12:09-12:21: Oral presentation
12:21-12:33: Oral presentation

Symposium III | Antibody-mediated diseases: new targets and new mechanisms
10:30-10:55 | The different syndromes and mechanisms of neuronal synaptic autoantibodies
(Josep Dalmau, University of Barcelona – Spain)
10:55-11:20 | TBC
(Maarten Titulaer, Erasmus MC University Medical Center – the Netherlands)
11:20-11:45 | The peculiar features of IgG4 and its role in autoimmune diseases
(Maartje Huijbers, Leiden University Medical Center – the Netherlands)
11:45-11:57: Oral presentation
11:57-12:09: Oral presentation
12:09-12:21: Oral presentation
12:21-12:33: Oral presentation

12:35-14:00 LUNCH & PANEL DISCUSSION

Afternoon Session

WORKSHOPS | 14:00-16:00

Chair: Frauke Zipp (Germany)
Workshop I | T cell immunity in AD, Parkinson and ALS: do they really play a role?
14:00-14:25 | Lymphocyte trafficking to the CNS – does provenance matter?
(Thomas Korn, Klinikum rechts der Isar Technische Universität München – Germany)
14:25-14:40: Oral presentation
14:40-14:55: Oral presentation
14:55-15:10: Oral presentation
15:10-15:25: Oral presentation
15:25-15:40: Oral presentation
15:40-15:55: Oral presentation

Chairs: Violetta Zujovic (France) and Abdelhadi Saoudi (France)
Workshop II | Immunomodulation and remyelination
14:00-14:25 | Promoting macrophage/microglia activity for remyelination
(V. Wee Yong, University of Calgary – Canada)
14:25-14:40: Oral presentation
14:40-14:55: Oral presentation
14:55-15:10: Oral presentation
15:10-15:25: Oral presentation
15:25-15:40: Oral presentation
15:40-15:55: Oral presentation

Chairs: Sandra Amor (the Netherlands) and Lennart Mars (France)
Workshop III | Modeling neuroinflammation using IPSC, organoids and animal models
14:00-14:25 | TBC
(TBC)
14:25-14:40: Oral presentation
14:40-14:55: Oral presentation
14:55-15:10: Oral presentation
15:10-15:25: Oral presentation
15:25-15:40: Oral presentation
15:40-15:55: Oral presentation

Chair: Simone Fillatreau (France)
Workshop IV |  Single cell analyses in neuroimmunology: essential or overrated?
14:00-14:25 | Oligodendroglia cell states in multiple sclerosis: insights from single-cell transcriptomics and epigenomics
(Gonçalo Castelo-Branco, Karolinska Institutet – Sweden)
14:25-14:40: Oral presentation
14:40-14:55: Oral presentation
14:55-15:10: Oral presentation
15:10-15:25: Oral presentation
15:25-15:40: Oral presentation
15:40-15:55: Oral presentation

16:00-16:30 Coffee Break

KEYNOTE LECTURE | 16:30-17:30

Chairs: Amit Bar-Or (USA)
The Newsom-Davis Lecture
TBC
(Howard Weiner, Harvard Medical School – USA)

Poster & Mini-Oral session | 17:30-20:00