Division Announcements

Save the Date: Center for Neuroimmunology and Neuroinfectious Diseases Annual Symposium

Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 8:30 am – 3:15 pm
Eric P. Newman Education Center (EPNEC)
320 S. Euclid Avenue
St. Louis, MO

This year’s symposium, “Gut Feeling: Microbiome Effects on the Nervous 

System in Health and Disease” will include presentations by several 

world-renowned experts on the interplay between microbiome and CNS 

development, nervous system homeostasis and neurologic disorders.

There will be an opportunity for junior faculty, postdoctoral fellows 

and students to present a poster and win an award for best posters in 

the postdoctoral fellow and student category.

Symposium Schedule

8:30Registration opens
8:45Continental breakfast
9:00Opening Remarks  – Jeffrey I. Gordon, MD, Robert J. Glaser Distinguished University Professor and Director of Center for Genome Sciences, Department of Pathology & Immunology, Washington University
9:10Introduction – Robyn Klein MD, PhD – Professor, Department of Medicine, Director of CNND, Washington University
9:20Introduction to Speakers – Anne Cross, MD, Professor, Department of Neurobiology, Co-Director of CNND, Washington University
9:30Josef Anrather, VMD Professor of Neuroscience, Feil Family Brain & Mind Research Institute, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York
10:00Haydeh Payami, PhD, Lead Investigator of the NeuroGenetics Research Consortium Department of Neurology, University of Alabama, Birmingham
10:45John Bienenstock, CM, MD (Hon), FRCP, FRCPC, FRSC Distinguished University Professor, Pathology & Molecular Medicine, Director, The Brain Body Institute (BBI), McMaster University
11:15Elaine Y. Hsiao, PhD, Assistant Professor, Integrative Biology & Physiology, University of California, Los Angeles
11:45Ana Maria Arbeleaz, MD, MSCI, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Endocrinology & Diabetes Research, Patient Oriented Research Unit, Washington University School of Medicine
1:00Poster Session
3:00Poster awards

You may contact Robyn Klein, MD, PhD, director of Center for Neuroimmunology and Neuroinfectious Diseases at rklein@dom.wustl.edu.