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, Singapore
Microbiome Influences Prenatal and Adult Microglia in a Sex-Specific Manner

Li-Huei Tsai, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
APOE4 Causes Widespread Molecular and Cellular Alterations Associated with Alzheimer's Disease Phenotypes in Human iPSC-Derived Brain Cell Types


Adriano Aguzzi, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland
Microglia in prion diseases

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

John Cryan, University College Cork, Ireland
The Microbiome in Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience

Ana Domingos, University of Oxford, UK
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, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, 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

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
Shared and distinct transcriptomic cell types across neocortical areas

Howard Weiner, Harvard Medical School, USA
Acute microglia ablation induces neurodegeneration in the somatosensory system


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