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|

Karabudak, Rana

Rana Karabudak has been a professor at the University of Hacettepe since 1999. She works in the Department of Neurology. She has founded and has been directing the Neuroimmunology Unit-and Clinical MS Centre of Hacettepe University Hospital’s Department of Neurology. She had her fellowship in MS and clinical neuroimmunology at the Reed Neurological Institute - MS Clinics at the UCLA in 1991-1992-and immunology techniques laboratory experience with Dr.T.Reder at the University of Chicago in 2003. Her clinical and scientific interests are in the field of clinical neuroimmunology, mainly immunological aspects of Multiple Sclerosis, Myasthenia Gravis and neuroradiology of MS. As [...]

19/01/2023|Categories: Board|

Karussis, Dimitrios

Full Professor of Neurology Hebrew University EDUCATIONAL/TRAINING 1980-1986: Medicine (M.D.) Aristotelion University Medical School Thessaloniki, Greece 1989-1994: Specialization in Neurology (Neurology board) Hadassah-Hebrew University, Neurology Department 1990-1994: Neurobiology (Immunology) (Ph.D.) Hadassah University Medical School Positions 1990-1995 – Neurology residency in the Department of Neurology, Hadassah University Hospital. 1995 – Board certification in Neurology 1995-present - Senior Neurologist in the Department of Neurology, Hadassah University Hospital 1998 - Senior lecturer in Neurology, The Hebrew University, Faculty of Medicine 2003 - Associate Professor of Neurology, The Hebrew University, Faculty of Medicine. 2013 - Full Professor of Neurology, The Hebrew University, Faculty of [...]

18/01/2023|Categories: Board|

Leite, Isabel

Date of birth 23 June 1958 Nationality Portuguese Academic and professional qualifications • 1983 Bachelor’s degree in Medicine (MD) by University of Porto • 2008 DPhil degree by the University of Oxford • 1984-1991 Trainee in General Medicine and Neurology, Porto • 1992-1998 Assistant Neurologist, Porto • 1999 Consultant Neurologist, Porto • 2008 Clinician Postdoctoral Researcher, Oxford Current position Clinician postdoctoral scientist at the Neuroimmunology Group (Prof Vincent) and Department of Clinical Neurology (Prof Kennard), John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford University, UK (2008 -) Current activities • Consultant neurologist and clinician postdoctoral researcher (Neuroimmunology Group and Department of Clinical Neurology, John [...]

17/01/2023|Categories: Board|

Liblau, Roland

Director Pathophysiology Research Center Toulouse Purpan (CPTP-INSERM UMR 1043-CNRS UMR 5282) EDUCATION 1990: Medical Doctor degree and Medical Thesis, Paris 1991: Certification, Neurology Specialty Board 1995: PhD, in Immunology, Paris 1999: Accreditation to supervise Research programs 2001: Professor of Clinical Immunology, Toulouse MEDICAL ACTIVITY 1983-1989: Residency program in Neurology, Paris 1994-2001: Head of the CSF analysis Laboratory, Salpêtrière Hospital, Paris Since 2001: Professor of Clinical Immunology, Toulouse RESERACH ACTIVITY 1986: Master in Immunology, Paris (Pr J-F. Bach) 1989-1991: PhD student, Pasteur Institute (Dr M.A. Bach) 1991-1994: Post-doctoral position with Pr H. McDevitt, Stanford University, USA 1996-2002: Head of the Neuro-Immunology [...]

16/01/2023|Categories: Board|

Miljković, Djordje

Date and place of birth: January 5th, 1975, Belgrade, Serbia Residence: Belgrade, Serbia EDUCATION University of Belgrade, School of Biology, Belgrade, Serbia 1999: BSc in Molecular Biology and Physiology. 2001: MSc in Immunology (thesis title: The influence of xenobiotics leflunomide and mycophenolic acid on inducible nitric oxide-gene expression in rat astrocytes and macrophages) 2002: PhD in Biology (Neuroimmunology) (thesis title: The role of interleukin-17 in the interaction between endothelial cells and lymphocytes). PROFESSIONAL TRAINING 1999: Research trainee, Laboratory for Immunology, Department of Neurobiology and Immunology, Institute for Biological Research “Sinisa Stankovic”, Belgrade 2001 – 2003: Assistant Researcher 2003 – 2008: [...]

15/01/2023|Categories: Board|

Nataf, Serge

University Lyon-1 Lyon University Hospital ("Hospices Civils de Lyon") Bank of Tissues and Cells CarMeN Laboratory (INSERM 1060) Neurologist and Professor of Cytology/Histology at the Lyon school of Medicine, University of Lyon, France Senior manager at the department of Cell Therapy and Tissue Engineering of the University Hospital of Lyon (HCL) The main research topic of Serge Nataf is the pathophysiology of multiple sclerosis and its animal model, experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis (EAE). He obtained his Ph.D. degree in 1996, under the supervision of Philippe Brachet, with a thesis work on the region-specific effects of vitamin D3 in EAE. He then [...]

14/01/2023|Categories: Board|

Owens, Trevor

University of Southern Denmark, Odense Nationality Ireland, Canada  Trevor Owens is Professor of Neurobiology in the Department of Molecular Medicine at the University of Southern Denmark. He obtained his PhD from the University of Ottawa in Canada in 1981. Following postdoctoral training in London and Melbourne he returned to McGill in 1987 and in 1990 joined the Neuroimmunology Unit of the Montreal Neurological Institute where he became a Professor in 2001. In 2004 he was appointed Professor at the University of Southern Denmark, and was Leader of the Neurobiology Research Department from 2010 - 2023. His laboratory focuses on animal [...]

13/01/2023|Categories: Board|

Probert, Lesley

Studied Biology and received her PhD in Medicine from the University of London, UK. She trained as post-doc at the Universities of London (Imperial College) and Cambridge (Laboratory of Molecular Biology), UK and in the Laboratory of Molecular Genetics at the Hellenic Pasteur Institute (HPI) in Athens, Greece. Since 2000 she has been head of the Laboratory of Molecular Genetics at the HPI. Her main research interest is the interface between the immune system and the central nervous system (CNS), particularly the participation of the immune system in physiological brain processes such as host defense, and in inflammatory diseases such [...]

12/01/2023|Categories: Board|

Schwartz, Michal

Schwartz is a Professor of Neuroimmunology, incumbent of The Maurice and Ilse Katz Professorial Chair in Neuroimmunology, at the Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel. Schwartz served as the elected president of the International Society of for Neuroimmunology (2016-2018). Schwartz received her BSc degree with a major in chemistry, cum laude, from the Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel, and her PhD in Immunology from the Weizmann Institute. She performed postdoctoral research in Neuroscience at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, studying nerve regeneration. Schwartz’s research is focused on the role of innate and adaptive immunity in central nervous system (CNS) plasticity. [...]

11/01/2023|Categories: Board|
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