2017 Annual Meeting

Please join us for the 23rd annual translational Blood-Brain Barrier Meeting, uniting basic scientists and clinical investigators:

Mt. Hood

March 2-4, 2017

"The impact of the central nervous system (CNS) sanctuary mediated by the neurovascular unit (NVU) in neurologic disease"

Organized in collaboration with the International Brain-Barriers Society (IBBS)

New events and highlights for the 2017 meeting include:

  • One-on-one mentoring sessions for medical students, residents, fellows, graduate students, post-docs, and junior faculty with senior mentors, investigators, and experts in the field

  • A panel discussion on new experimental methods used for NVU translational research studies

  • Travel Scholarship Awards for medical students, graduate students, post-docs, and fellows-- each awardee will present a poster and give an oral presentation during the meeting. Underrepresented minorities and women are encouraged to apply!

  • Translational clinical and preclinical presentations on how to advance NVU science by experts in:

    • Specialized neural barriers including choroid plexus, blood-retinal, and blood-nerve

    • Alzheimer's dementia, Parkinson's dementia, vascular dementia; and delivery of therapeutics for dementia

    • CNS metastases

    • CNS viral infectious diseases

  • Informal group discussions of clinical research protocols on neuro-imaging, primary CNS lymphoma, and thiol chemoprotection

The meeting will take place at  Skamania Lodge in the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area in Stevenson, WA. See 2017 Travel Information for details on how to book your room.  The complete scientific program and registration will be available online soon!

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