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  • Regeneration

    November 16-18, 2017, Milan Italy

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    August 27-31, 2018 - Brisbane, Australia

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Program DAY ONE

Chairs: M.J. Sà and G. Martino

Learning from very experienced and inspiring neuroimmunologists
- how to achieve success in clinical and laboratory research,
, and business in neuroimmunology

09.00 - 09.45 BIOGEN SPONSORED SYMPOSIUM
Mechanisms of tissue injury in multiple sclerosis (H. Lassmann)
09.45 - 10.30 Science and serendipity:
balancing family and opportunities (A. Vincent)
10.30 - 11.00 Coffee Break
11.00 - 11.45 From discovery of a neurological autoimmune mechanism
to provison of a robust diagnostic reagent (W. Stoecker)
11.45 - 12.30 Ethnicity and age may shap ethe phenotype of some
neuroimmunological diseases (M.I. Leite)
12.30 - 13.30 LUNCH BREAK

 

Chairs: R. Karabudak and I. Elovaara

Research and clinical applications -
the influence of age, ethnicity and pregnancy in neuroimmunology

13.30 - 14.15 Neuroimmunology of developmental disorders (J. Schwarz)
14.15 - 15.00 Neuroimmunology of the elderly (A. Phillips)
15.00 - 15.30 Coffee Break
15.30 - 16.15 Biomarkers (D. Karussis)
16.15 - 17.00 Neuroimmunology and pregnancy (F. Gilli)

DAY TWO

Chairs: A. Uccelli and M. Comabella

Research and clinical applications
- the role of genetic factors, infections, tumours and vitamin D
in neuroimmunological diseases

09.00 - 09.45 Potential genetic and environmental factors contributing
to autoimmunity - relevance in neuorimmunological diseases (I. Kockum)
09.45 - 10.30 Potential role of infections in the development and course of neuroimmunological
diseases - example of peripheral demyelinating diseases (H. Willison)
10.30 - 11.00 Coffee Break
11.00 - 11.45 Paraneoplastic and non-paraneoplastic encephalitis mediated by antibodies
to cell-surface antigens (J. Dalmau)
11.45 - 12.30 Neurons as targets for T cells in the nervous system (R. Liblau)
12.30 - 13.30 LUNCH BREAK

 

Chairs: N. Grigoriadis and R. Furlan

Expansion and overlap of neuroimmunology with other specialities - neuroimmunology
and the eyes, autonomic dysfunction, cognition and behaviour, and haematological
and rheumatological diseases

13.00 - 14.15 Inflammatory diseases of the eye: from basic and experimental research
to clinical application in neuroimmunology (R. Proenca)
14.15 - 15.00 Autonomic involvement in neuroimmunological diseases: a long journey from clinical
manifestations to the research on immunopathogenic mechanisms (J. Vershuuren)
15.00 - 15.30 Coffee Break
15.30 - 16.15 Neuroimmunological diseases with significant neuropsychiatric features:
the onset of a potentially severe disease? (M.E. Coutinho)
16.15 - 17.00 Adopting and adapting haematological and rheumatological treatments:
the use of monoclonal antibodies in neuroimmunological diseases
of peripheral nervous system and neuromuscular junction (I. Illa)
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