Day 4 | September 19

SEPTEMBER 19
NEW IMMUNE AND INFLAMMATORY MECHANISMS IN BRAIN DISEASES II
CHAIRS: Luca Battistini & Marco Salvetti
LECTURE X
09:00-09:45: The Inflammasome-mediated inflammatory response in Alzheimer's disease Michael Heneke (University of Bonn, Germany)

LECTURE XI
09:45-10:30: Vascular barriers and microbiota in the gut-brain axis Maria Rescigno (Humanitas University Milan, Italy)

COFFEE BREAK

ORAL PRESENTATIONS
10:45-11:00: Nutritional overload worsens EAE severity by promoting synaptic damage and neuroinflammation Sara Balletta (University Tor Vergata Rome, Italy)
11:00-11:15: Exercise ameliorates synaptic dysfunctions and peripheral and central immune alterations in experimental Multiple Sclerosis Antonietta Gentile (San Raffaele Pisana, Italy)
11:15-11:30: Microglial extracellular vesicles as therapeutic vector for neuroinflammation Giulia Marostica (San Raffaele Hospital)
11:30-11:45: 30-reagent high-content cytometry panel for capillary blood phenotypic of people with MS under Disease Modifying Therapy Mario Picozza (Santa Lucia Foundation, ROMA, Italy)
11:45-12:00: A “candidate interactomes” analysis of GWAS data supports the Multiple Sclerosis-Epstein Barr virus association Virginia Rinaldi (Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy)
12:00-12:15: A Score to Predict AQP-4 IgG Positivity in Patients with Longitudinally Extensive Transverse Myelitis> Lucia Campetella (Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Roma, Italy)

12:30-13:00: AINI awards and Closing remarks