Speaker articles

Take a look at what our Neuro-Immune Axis 2019 speakers have published recently and chat with them about their work in Long Beach, CA, USA.

Keynote Speakers:

Florent Ginhoux, A-STAR, Singapore
Microbiome Influences Prenatal and Adult Microglia in a Sex-Specific Manner

Li-Huei Tsai, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
A Library of Phosphoproteomic and Chromatin Signatures for Characterizing Cellular Responses to Drug Perturbations


Adriano Aguzzi, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland
Prion pathogenesis is unaltered in a mouse strain with a permeable blood-brain barrier

Isaac Chiu, Harvard Medical School, USA
Blocking Neuronal Signaling to Immune Cells Treats Streptococcal Invasive Infection

John Cryan, University College Cork, Ireland
Chronic intermittent hypoxia disrupts cardiorespiratory homeostasis and gut microbiota composition in adult male guinea-pigs.

Ana Domingos, IGC - Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Portugal
Sympathetic neuron-associated macrophages contribute to obesity by importing and metabolizing norepinephrine.

Cagla Eroglu, Duke University School of Medicine, USA
Astrocytic neuroligins control astrocyte morphogenesis and synaptogenesis.

Cinthia Farina, The Institute of Experimental Neurology (INSPE), Italy
Transcriptional dysregulation of Interferome in experimental and human Multiple Sclerosis.

Alison Goate, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, USA
A common haplotype lowers PU.1 expression in myeloid cells and delays onset of Alzheimer's disease.
Melanie Greter, University of Zurich, Switzerland
High-Dimensional Single-Cell Mapping of Central Nervous System Immune Cells Reveals Distinct Myeloid Subsets in Health, Aging, and Disease.
Christian Haass, Ludwig-Maximilians University Munich, Germany
Loss of TREM2 function increases amyloid seeding but reduces plaque-associated ApoE.

Elaine Hsiao, UCLA, USA
The Gut Microbiota Mediates the Anti-Seizure Effects of the Ketogenic Diet.

Akiko Iwasaki, Yale School of Medicine, USA
Vaginal Exposure to Zika Virus during Pregnancy Leads to Fetal Brain Infection.
Baljit Khakh, UCLA, USA
Reducing Astrocyte Calcium Signaling In Vivo Alters Striatal Microcircuits and Causes Repetitive Behavior.
Brian Kim, Washington University School of Medicine, USA
Sensory Neurons Co-opt Classical Immune Signaling Pathways to Mediate Chronic Itch

Anna Molofsky, UCSF, USA
Astrocyte-derived Interleukin-33 promotes microglial synapse engulfment and neural circuit development

Bosiljka Tasic, Allen Institute for Brain Science, USA
Layer-specific chromatin accessibility landscapes reveal regulatory networks in adult mouse visual cortex
Howard Weiner, Harvard Medical School, USA
Acute microglia ablation induces neurodegeneration in the somatosensory system


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