Speaker articles

Take a look at what some of our Neuro-Immune Axis speakers have published recently and chat with them about their work in Lisbon, Portugal from September 19 to 21, 2021.

Keynote Speakers:

Yasmine Belkaid, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, USA
The Bone Marrow Protects and Optimizes Immunological Memory during Dietary Restriction

Charles Zuker, Columbia University, USA
The Gut-Brain Axis Mediates Sugar Preference


Gloria Choi, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
IL-17a Promotes Sociability in Mouse Models of Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Mauro Costa-Mattioli, Baylor College of Medicine, USA
Activation of the ISR Mediates the Behavioral and Neurophysiological Abnormalities in Down Syndrome

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

Jun Huh, Harvard University, USA
Bile Acid Metabolites Control T H 17 and T Reg Cell Differentiation

Johanna Joyce, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Interrogation of the Microenvironmental Landscape in Brain Tumors Reveals Disease-Specific Alterations of Immune Cells

Steve Liberles, Harvard University, USA
An Airway Protection Program Revealed by Sweeping Genetic Control of Vagal Afferents

Michelle Monje, Stanford University, USA
Electrical and Synaptic Integration of Glioma into Neural Circuits

Daniel Mucida, The Rockefeller University, USA
Microbiota Modulate Sympathetic Neurons via a Gut-Brain Circuit

Shruti Naik, NYU Langone Health, USA
Inflammatory Memory Sensitizes Skin Epithelial Stem Cells to Tissue Damage

Josef Priller, The University of Edinburgh, UK
Human Microglia Regional Heterogeneity and Phenotypes Determined by Multiplexed Single-Cell Mass Cytometry

Hai Qi, Tsinghau University, China
Brain Control of Humoral Immune Responses Amenable to Behavioural Modulation

Caetano Reis e Sousa, Imperial College London, UK
NK Cells Stimulate Recruitment of cDC1 into the Tumor Microenvironment Promoting Cancer Immune Control

Asya Rolls,Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
Modulation of Anti-Tumor Immunity by the Brain's Reward System

Dorothy Schafer, University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA
Targeted Complement Inhibition at Synapses Prevents Microglial Synaptic Engulfment and Synapse Loss in Demyelinating Disease

Miguel Soares, Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Portugal
Metabolic Adaptation Establishes Disease Tolerance to Sepsis

Henrique Veiga-Fernandes, Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown, Portugal
Light-Entrained and Brain-Tuned Circadian Circuits Regulate ILC3s and Gut Homeostasis


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