Institute for Advanced Studies (IAS)

Neuro degenerative diseases

From basic research to therapeutic applications

Distinguished Speaker: Dr. Rina Aharoni

Department of Immunology, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel
"From basic research to drug development : the story of the amino acid copolymer Copaxone in the treatment of multiple sclerosis and its new applications"

See short CV of Rina Aharoni

Invited speaker: Dr. Raya Eilam
Department of Biological Chemistry, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel
“Impaired crosstalk between cortical microvessels and neurons during Experimental Autoimmune Encephalomyelitis (EAE) and the beneficial effect of Copaxone treatment”

See short CV of Raya Eilam             See Raya Eilam's abstract

 Invited speaker: Prof. Jérôme de Seze
Laboratoire d'imagerie et de neurosciences cognitives, CNRS, Institut de physique biologique, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Strasbourg, France
“CNS auto-antibodies: new targets for new diseases"

Tuesday March 25, 2014 

University of Cergy-Pontoise
Campus Les Chênes
Salle des conférences