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Tuesday – November 9

Morning Session

Plenary Session

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

PARALLEL SYMPOSIA

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

Chair: Nicolas Blanchard (France)
Symposium II | Parasites and neuroinflammation
TBC
(Antonio Barragan, Stockholm University – Sweden)
Mechanisms of fatal blood barrier dysfunction during cerebral malaria
(Dorian McGavern, NIH – USA)
TBC
(TBC)
Oral presentation
Oral presentation
Oral presentation
Oral presentation

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

PANEL DISCUSSION | 12:50-14:00

Chair: Giancarlo Comi (Italy) and Roland Liblau (France)
ISNI-ECF Panel Discussion | Immunotherapy in MS: 8 key questions
Gilles Edan (University Hospital of Rennes – France)
Kazuo Fujihara (Southern TOHOKU Research Institute for Neuroscience – Japan)
Hans-Peter Hartung (Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf – Germany)
Catherine Lubetzki(Hôpital de la Salpêtrière – France)
Patrick Vermersch (University Hospital of Lille – France)
Howard Weiner (Harvard University, Brigham and Women’s Hospital – USA)
Heinz Wiendl (University of Münster – Germany)

Afternoon Session

WORKSHOPS

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

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

Chairs: Sandra Amor (the Netherlands) and Lennart Mars (France)
Workshop III | Modeling neuroinflammation using IPSC, organoids and animal models
TBC
(TBC)
Oral presentation
Oral presentation
Oral presentation
Oral presentation
Oral presentation
Oral presentation

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

KEYNOTE LECTURE

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

Poster & Mini-Oral session