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Scientific Image Credits:
Image 1: Both from the Neuroimmunology Cell Picture show;
Image 2: Santiago Ramón y Cajal: Microglia in the grey matter of the cerebral cortex, 1920; Chinese ink and graphite on paper; 69-5/16 x 6 5/32 in* : Immunology Cell Picture show; Image 3: Brainbrow Cell Picture show : Immunology Cell Picture Show​
*Courtesy and © Santiago Ramón y Cajal, Cajal Legacy, Instituto Cajal (CSIC), Madrid

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The goal of this symposium is to explore the interface between the nervous and immune systems during development, homeostasis, and disease. The meeting will examine the mediators, mechanisms, and implications of neuro-immune crosstalk in the central and peripheral nervous systems. It will also cover emerging areas such as the neuronal regulation of peripheral immune function and the influence of the microbiota on the brain. We will bring together researchers from across the fields of neuroscience and immunology to facilitate discussion of exciting new concepts and developments in both fields.

Topics include:
  • Neuroimmune mediators in development and homeostasis
  • The Gut-Brain axis
  • Blood brain barrier function and dysfunction
  • Peripheral immunity, inflammation, and infection in regulation of the brain
  • Neural control of peripheral immunity and inflammation
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Keynote Speakers

  • Diana Bautista, USA
  • Burkhard Becher, Switzerland
  • Marco Colonna, USA
  • Josep Dalmau, USA
  • Marc Freeman, USA
  • Sonia Garel, France
  • Florent Ginhoux, Singapore
  • Christopher Glass, USA
  • Johanna Joyce, Switzerland
  • Jonathan Kipnis, USA
  • Robyn Klein, USA
  • Shane Liddelow, USA
  • Dan Littman, USA
  • Sarkis Mazmanian, USA
  • Marco Prinz, Germany (Co-organizer)
  • Francisco Quintana, USA
  • Richard Ransohoff, USA
  • Lawrence Steinman, USA
  • Beth Stevens, USA (Co-organizer)
  • Li-Huei Tsai, USA

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