• Microglia - from biology to pathology

    Microglia - from biology to pathology
    April 20-21, 2017 - Groningen, the Netherlands

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  • ISNI SESSION - AAI 2017

    ISNI Session at the Immunology 2017 meeting

    Date: Monday, May 15, 2017
    Time: 10:15 AM - 12:15 PM

     
  • 1st CUBANNI

    First International Workshop of Cuban Network of Neuroimmunology

    Varadero, June 10-14, 2017

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  • #AINIESNI2017

    XXVI AINI Congress and 16th ESNI Course

    June 26-30, 2017 - San Servolo, Venice, Italy

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  • #ASNI2017

    2nd ASNI Course

    October 3-6, 2017 - Charlottesville (VA), USA

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  • Regeneration

    November 16-18, 2017, Milan Italy

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Yong

 

Professor,
Hotchkiss Brain Institute,
Departments of Clinical Neurosciences and Oncology at
the University of Calgary

 

Dr. V. Wee Yong is a Professor at the Hotchkiss Brain Institute and the Departments of Clinical Neurosciences and Oncology at The University of Calgary. He holds the Canada Research Chair in Neuroimmunology. Dr. Yong co-directs the Multiple Sclerosis (MS) NeuroTeam of the Hotchkiss Brain Institute, providing the basic science leadership, and he directs the Alberta MS Network. Dr. Yong’s research interests lie in the area of neuroimmunology, neuroprotection and CNS remyelination, and his projects are guided by MS, spinal cord injury and brain tumors. Dr. Yong has published 260 peer-reviewed manuscripts and his research has been translated into Phase III clinical trials in MS and spinal cord injury. His work has been cited over 15,000 times by other authors in scientific publications. Dr. Yong’s volunteer activities for the MS community resulted in him receiving the Queen Elizabeth’s Golden Jubilee Year Medallion. Dr. Yong is on the editorial board of 7 international journals. He is the immediate past-President of the International Society of Neuroimmunology. Dr. Yong is an elected fellow of both the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (2010) and the Royal Society of Canada (2014), which represent top honors for those working in the medical and academic sciences, respectively.

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