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|

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 —>

07/01/2023|Categories: Board|

Tuesday February 28

ARTICLE: Antigen-specific depletion of CD4+ T cells by CAR T cells reveals distinct roles of higher- and lower-affinity TCRs during autoimmunity Pub med: MODERATOR: 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)

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|

Tuesday September 27

DATE & TIME: Tuesday September 27 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm CEST  ARTICLE: Bone marrow hematopoiesis drives multiple sclerosis progression Pub med: MODERATOR: Maja Jagodic (Karolinska Institutet - Stockholm, Sweden) AUTHORS: Qiang Liu (Beijing Tiantan Hospital, Capital Medical University - Beijing, China) & Kaibin Shi (Tianjin Medical University General Hospital - Tianjin, China) PRESENTER: Christian Ashworth (University of Zürich – Zürich, Switzerland)

22/07/2022|Categories: Senza categoria|

Tuesday August 30

DATE & TIME: Tuesday August 30 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm CEST  ARTICLE: Identification of four novel T cell autoantigens and personal autoreactive profiles in multiple sclerosis Pub med:  MODERATOR: Maja Jagodic (Karolinska Institutet - Stockholm, Sweden) AUTHORS: Hans Grönlund, Tomas Olsson & Mattias Bronge (Karolinska Institutet - Stockholm, Sweden) PRESENTER: Ikram Ayoub (Université Toulouse – Toulouse, France)

23/05/2022|Categories: Senza categoria|
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