260.711.01 PRINCIPLES OF NEUROIMMUNOLOGY
- Monique Stins
Covers the origin of specific cells of the central nervous system, immune functions of CNS cells, and trafficking of leukocytes into the CNS with mention of relevant anatomy (blood, brain, barrier, etc). Discusses monocytes, T cells, B cells, cytokines, chemokines, metalloproteinases, and prostaglandins. Explores how these mediators contribute to development, plasticity and pathology of the CNS. Presentations address multiple sclerosis, Creutzfeld and Jacob disease, HIV dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.
- Tuesday 9:00 - 10:20
- Thursday 9:00 - 10:20
Basic knowledge of brain anatomy, physiology and biology.