Speakers / Chairs

Sandra Amor MD, PhD
VU University Medical Centre
Amsterdam | the Netherlands

Carlo Avolio MD
Associate Professor of Neurology
Head of Neurology
Dept. of Medical and Surgical Sciences
University of Foggia
Foggia | Italy

Clara Ballerini PhD
Researcher A
Coordinator Laboratory of Neuroimmunology
Department of Neuroscience, Drug and Child Health (NEUROFARBA)
University of Florence
Florence | Italy

Luca Battistini MD, PhD
Head, Neuroimmunology Unit
Department of Experimental Neuroscience
Santa Lucia Foundation
Rome | Italy

Erik Boddeke PhD, MSc, BSc
Faculty of Medical Sciences
University of Groningen
Groningen | The Netherlands

Bruno Bonetti MD, PhD
Head, Neuroimmunology Unit
Laboratory of Neuropathology
Department of Neurological Sciences and Movement
University of Verona
Verona | Italy

Giovanna Borsellino MD, PhD
Unità di Neuroimmunologia
Dipartimento di Neuroscenze Sperimentali
I.R.C.C.S. Santa Lucia Foundation
Rome | Italy

David Brown MD
Laboratory Head, Neuroinflammation
Director, Immunopathology, Senior Staff Specialist Clinical Immunology
ICPMR and Westmead Institute for Medical Research
Sydney University
Sydney | Australia

Jens Bruening MD
Max Planck Institute for Metabolism Research
Cologne | Germany

Duccio Cavalieri PhD
Department of Biology
University of Florence
Florence | Italy

Francesco Cecconi PhD
University Tor Vergata
Rome | Italy

Diego Centonze MD, PhD
Multiple Sclerosis, Clinical & Research
Center Department of Systems Medicine
Tor Vergata University
Rome | Italy

Benedicte Chazaud PhD
Institut NeuroMyoGene
Universitè Claude Bernard Lyon 1
Villeurbanne | France

Gabriela Constantin MD, PhD
Medicine, General Pathology
Biological Institute
University of Verona
Verona | Italy

Cinthia Farina PhD
Head, Immunobiology of Neurological Disorders Unit
Division of Neuroscience
Institute of Experimental Neurology
San Raffaele Hospital
Milan | Italy

Roberto Furlan MD, PhD
Clinical Neuroimmunology Unit
Institute of Experimental Neurology
INSpe Division of Neuroscience
San Raffaele Hospital
Milan | Italy

Robert Harris PhD
Department of Clinical Neuroscience (CNS), K8
Karolinska Institut
Stockholm | Sweden

Trygve Holmoy MD, PhD
Department of Neurology
Akershus University Hospital
Lorenskog | Norway
Institute of Clinical Medicine
University of Oslo
Oslo | Norway

Eric J. Huang MD, PhD
Professor
Department of Pathology
University of California San Francisco
School of Medicine
San Francisco (CA) | USA

Greg Lemke PhD
Molecular Neurobiology Laboratory
The Salk Institute
La Jolla (CA) | USA

Roland Liblau MD, PhD
Laboratoire d’Immunologie, CHU Toulouse
Directeur du Centre de Physiopathologie Toulouse Purpan (CPTP)
INSERM UMR1043 – CNRS UMR5282
Université Toulouse III
Toulouse | France

Gianvito Martino MD
Head, Neuroimmunology Unit
San Raffaele Hospital
Division of Neuroscience
INSpe (Inst. Experimental Neuroscience)
Milan | Italy

Giuseppe Matarese MD, PhD
Professor of Immunology
Department of Molecular Medicine and Biotechnology
Università di Napoli “Federico II”
Laboratory of Neuroimmunology
IEOS-CNR
Naples | Italy

Veronique Miron PhD
MRC Centre for Reproductive Health
The Queen’s Medical Research Institute
University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh | UK

Luca Muzio PhD
Neuroimmunology Unit
INSpe
Division of Neuroscience
San Raffaele Hospital
Milan | Italy

Rosetta Pedotti MD, PhD
Department of Clinical Neuroscience
Foundation Neurological Institute Carlo Besta
Milan | Italy

Kieran Rea PhD
APC Microbiome Institute
University College Cork
Cork | Ireland

Francesco Ria PhD
Associate Professor
Inst. of General Pathology
Catholic University “Sacro Cuore”
Rome | Italy

Marco Salvetti MD
Neurology and CENTERS
Department of Neuroscience, Mental Health and Sensory Organs
Sapienza University
S. Andrea Hospital
Rome | Italy

Michal Schwartz PhD
the Weizmann Institute of Science
Rehovot | Israel

Marjolein Sneeboer MSc
Psychiatry & Translational Neuroscience
Brain Centre Rudlof Magnus
University Medical Centre Utrecht
Utrecht | the Netherlands

Lydia Sorokin MD
Institute of Physiological Chemistry and Pathobiochemistry
University of Muenster
Muenster | Germany

Johann Steiner MD
Otto-von-Guericke University
Medical School
Department of Psychiatry and Psycotherapy
Magdeburg | Germany

Antonio Uccelli MD
Professor of Neurology
Director Centre of Excellence for Biomedical Research (CEBR)
Head MS Clinic and Neuroimmunology Unit
University of Genoa
Genoa | Italy

Jack Van Horssen PhD
Molecular Cell Biology and Immunology
VU University Medical Center
Amsterdam | The Netherlands

Hans Van Noort PhD
Delta Cyrstallon
Leiden | The Netherlands

Hugh Willison MBChB, PhD
Glasgow Biomedical Research Centre
Glasgow | UK

Nicola Woodroofe PhD
Head, Biomolecular Scienc es Research Centre
Faculty of Health and Wellbeing
Sheffield Hallam University
Sheffield | UK

V. Wee Yong PhD
University of Calgary
Faculty of Medicine
Calgary | Canada

Frauke Zipp MD
University Medical Center of the Johannes Gutenberg University
Department of Neurology
Mainz | Germany