Tuesday March 28

DATE & TIME: Tuesday March 28 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm CET ARTICLE: Cognate microglia–T cell interactions shape the functional regulatory T cell pool in experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis pathology. Pub med: MODERATOR: Maja Jagodic (Karolinska Institutet - Stockholm, Sweden) AUTHORS: Steffen Jung and Zhana Haimon (the Weizmann Institute of Science  - Rehovot, Israel) PRESENTER: Melanie Loix (BIOMED, University of Hasselt – Hasselt, Belgium) LANGUAGE: English HOW TO ATTEND: CLICK HERE TO ATTEND! PLATFORM: Zoom LINK: PASSCODE: ESNIJC Melanie Loix from BIOMED, University of Hasselt in Belgium will present the article Cognate microglia–T cell interactions shape the functional regulatory T cell pool in experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis pathology. Steffen Jung and Zhana Haimon from the Weizmann [...]

02/02/2023|Categories: Senza categoria|

Vedeler, Christian

Christian Vedeler is senior consultant and professor at the Department of Neurology, Haukeland University Hospital and Department for Clinical Science, University of Bergen, Norway. He is the head of the neuroimmunology section at the Neurology department, group leader for the Research group on Paraneoplastic Neurological Syndromes (PNS) at the University ( and board member of the newly-found Neuro-SysMed Center of Excellence for Research in Brain Diseases in Norway. <— Antonio Uccelli      Angela Vincent —>

27/01/2023|Categories: Board|

Bradl, Monika

Monika Bradl is associated Professor at the Center for Brain Research (Medical University Vienna, Austria ( Her research interests include the autoimmune mechanisms and cellular and pathological processes involved in neuroimmunological diseases, especially neuromyelitis optica. She obtained a degree in Biology at the Julius-Maximilians-University Würzburg (Germany) in 1986, a PhD in Biology (Dr. rer. nat.) in 1989, and then went to Philadelphia (USA) for a post-doctoral fellowship at the Fox Chase Cancer Center. After her return to Germany in 1992, she was a group leader at the Max-Planck-Institute for Neurobiology in Martinsried in the Department Neuroimmunology. In 2002, she obtained [...]

24/01/2023|Categories: Board|

Jagodic, Maja

Professor of Neuroinflammation Department of Clinical Neuroscience Center for Molecular Medicine Karolinska Institutet Stockholm, Sweden Website: Maja Jagodic completed her MSc degree at the University of Belgrade, Serbia in Molecular Biology and Physiology specializing in Experimental Medicine in 1999. She then moved to Sweden, where she obtained her PhD degree at the Karolinska Institutet studying genetic predisposition to autoimmune diseases in model organisms in 2004. After thesis defence, she spent a year at the Karolinska Institutet gaining skills in human genetics. Already towards the end of her PhD thesis, Maja became fascinated by the field of epigenetics. Epigenetic mechanisms [...]

20/01/2023|Categories: Board|

Somers, Veerle

Professor of Molecular Biology Faculty of Medicine and Life Sciences Biomedical Research Institute Hasselt University, Belgium Veerle Somers is a Full Professor of Molecular Biology at Hasselt University and Vice Dean of the Transnationale Universiteit Limburg, School of Life Sciences. She is head of disease markers & bionanotechnology program at the Biomedical Research Institute (BIOMED) and biobank coordinator at the Clinical Research Center (CRC) of Hasselt University. Somers’ main research interests focus on B cell analysis and biomarker discovery in autoimmune and neurologic diseases such as Multiple Sclerosis, Spinal cord injury, Rheumatoid arthritis and Axial spondyloarthritis. Veerle Somers has [...]

10/01/2023|Categories: Board|

Tuesday February 28

DATE & TIME: Tuesday February 28 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm CETARTICLE: Antigen-specific depletion of CD4+ T cells by CAR T cells reveals distinct roles of higher- and lower-affinity TCRs during autoimmunityPub med: Maja Jagodic (Karolinska Institutet - Stockholm, Sweden)AUTHORS: Gregory Wu and Jaeu Yi (Washington University St. Louis - St. Louis, (MO), USA)PRESENTER: André Ortlieb Guerreiro Cacais (Karolinska Institutet – Stockholm, Sweden)LANGUAGE: EnglishHOW TO ATTEND:CLICK HERE TO ATTEND!PLATFORM: ZoomLINK: ESNIJCAndré Ortlieb Guerreiro Cacais from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden will present the article Antigen-specific depletion of CD4+ T cells by CAR T cells reveals distinct roles of higher- and lower-affinity TCRs during autoimmunity Gregory Wu and Jaeu Yi [...]

17/12/2022|Categories: Senza categoria|

Tuesday January 31

ARTICLE: APOE4 impairs myelination via cholesterol dysregulation in oligodendrocytes Pub med: MODERATOR: Maja Jagodic (Karolinska Institutet - Stockholm, Sweden) AUTHORS: Joel W. Blanchard (MIT - Cambridge (MA) & Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai - New York, (NY), USA) PRESENTER: Rucsanda Pinteac (Multiple Sclerosis Centre of Catalonia (Cemcat) – Barcelona, Spain)

17/12/2022|Categories: Senza categoria|

Tuesday November 29

ARTICLE: Gut microbiome of multiple sclerosis patients and paired household healthy controls reveal associations with disease risk and coursePub med: Maja Jagodic (Karolinska Institutet - Stockholm, Sweden)AUTHORS: Sergio Baranzini (University of California, San Francisco - San Francisco, (CA), USA)PRESENTER: Chiara Sorini (Karolinska Institutet – Stockholm, Sweden)

20/10/2022|Categories: Senza categoria|

Tuesday October 25

ARTICLE: Brain motor and fear circuits regulate leukocytes during acute stressPub med: Lesley Probert (Hellenic Pasteur Institute - Athens, Greece)AUTHORS: Wolfram C. Poller & Filip Swirski (Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai - New York, (NY), USA)PRESENTER: Tommaso Croese (Weizmann Institute of Science – Rehovot, Israel)

07/09/2022|Categories: Senza categoria|
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