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Scientific Programs

Date: 2019.10.12. (Sat)
Venue: Le Meridien Seoul
Co-directors: Ho Jin Kim (South Korea) and V. Wee Yong (Canada)

Co-hosted by the Korean Society of Multiple Sclerosis,
Korean Encephalitis and Neuroinflammation Society, and the International Society of Neuroimmunology

AGENDA

08:30 – 08:45 Registration
08:45 – 09:00 Welcome remarks Byoung-Joon Kim (Korea)
Manho Kim (Korea)
V. Wee Yong (Canada)
Session 1 Chair: V. Wee Yong (Canada) & Ho Jin Kim (Korea)
09:00 – 09:25 Refresher on Immunology Fabienne Brilot (Australia)
09:25 – 09:50 Microglia responses in CNS injuries Thameem Dheen (Singapore)
09:50 – 10:15 Adaptive immunology in neurologic diseases Fu-Dong Shi (China)
10:15 – 10:30 Q & A
10:30 – 10:50 Coffee Break
Session 2 Chair: Fu-Dong Shi (China) & Kon Chu (Korea)
10:50 – 11:15 Pathophysiology of inflammatory neuropathies Haruki Koike (Japan)
11:-15 – 11:40 Neuroimmunology in stroke Mengzhou Xue (China)
11:40 – 12:25 Lymphatics of the CNS and therapeutic implications Jonathan Kipnis (USA)
12:25 – 12:40 Q & A
Luncheon symposium Chair: Byoung-Joon Kim (Korea) & Manho Kim (Korea)
12:40 – 13:05 Principles of immunotherapy in autoimmune encephalitis Soon-Tae Lee (Korea)
13:05 – 13:30 Principles of immunotherapy in NMOSD Su-Hyun Kim (Korea)
13:30 – 13:50 Break
Session 3 Chair: Fabienne Brilot (Australia) & Soon-Tes Lee (Korea)
13:50 – 14:20 Leukocyte trafficking into the CNS Britta Engelhardt (Switzerland)
14:20 – 14:35 Plasmablasts and neuroimmunological disorders Norio Chihara (Japan)
14:35 – 14:50 Suppression of Inflammatory Immune Disorders by Treg-inducing Probiotics Sin-Hyeog Im (Korea)
14:50 – 15:05 MOG encephalomyelitis: a new disease entity of CNS demyelinating disease Sung-Min Kim (Korea)
15:05 – 15:20 Metagenomic pathogen identification in CNS infection Jangsup Moon (Korea)
15:20 – 15:35 Q & A
15:35 – 15:55 Coffee Break
Session 4 Chair: Britta Engelhardt (Switzerland) & Sin-Hyeog Im (Korea)
15:55 – 16:25 Beyond metagenomics: New technologies for infectious and autoimmune encephalitis Michael Wilson (USA)
16:25 – 16:50 Neuroimmunology in repair of the CNS V. Wee Yong (Canada)
16:50 – 17:35 Successes of neuroimmunology in multiple sclerosis Amit Bar-Or (USA)
17:35 – 17:50 Q & A
17:50 - 18:00 Closing remarks Ho Jin Kim (Korea)
V. Wee Yong (Canada)