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  • Abstracts from speakers and poster sessions, including the joint meeting abstracts, available 30 days prior to the meeting (You can edit your own abstract from My Account page as well)

    NOTE: Abstract authors/submitters may choose to not have their abstract available online and in the secure mobile app until a week before the meeting.

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Neural Environment in Disease: Glial Responses and Neuroinflammation (Z1)

joint with the meeting on Neurodegenerative Diseases: New Insights and Therapeutic Opportunities (Z2)

Scientific Organizers: Richard Daneman, Dorothy Schafer, Michael V. Sofroniew and Vanda A. Lennon


June 16—20, 2019

Keystone Resort, Keystone, Colorado, USA


Supported by the Directors' Fund


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Registered attendees of one meeting in a joint pair may participate in sessions of the other, pending space availability.

DEADLINES:
*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time
Scholarship Deadline: Feb 13, 2019 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Feb 13, 2019 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Mar 13, 2019 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Apr 16, 2019 [details]

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Submit an Abstract Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2019-Z1 "Neural Environment in Disease: Glial Responses and Neuroinflammation" conference only.

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time

Deadline Date Cost
Discounted Abstract Deadline
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Before and On February 13, 2019 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After February 13, 2019 until March 13, 2019 100.00 USD*
* 50.00 USD of Abstract fee deducted from your registration fee when you register for this meeting
Scholarship
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February 13, 2019 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On April 16, 2019 845.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After April 16, 2019 1045.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On April 16, 2019 620.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After April 16, 2019 820.00 USD

* Changes in payment type that result in a refund are subject to a processing fee.
* Currency exchange gains/losses are the responsibility of the registrant and the Keystone Symposia will accept no liability for money loss through bank charges, transfers or currency fluctuations.

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Discounted Abstract Deadline: February 13, 2019

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time

Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
Submission by this date receives 50.00 USD discount.
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Abstract Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadlines. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract early allows us to:
  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • accept your abstract online
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
(The Abstract Deadline: is March 13, 2019)

Global Health Travel Award Deadline:

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Global Health Travel Award Details: You MUST complete your Global Health Travel Award appplication by the Global Health Travel Award Deadline and complete the other required steps (verify your contact information and submit a recommendation letter) to be considered for a travel award.


Click here to learn more about Global Health Travel Awards.

Scholarship Deadline: February 13, 2019

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Scholarship Details: You MUST submit your abstract by the Scholarship Deadline and complete the other required steps (submit a scholarship application and submit a mentor letter) to be considered for a scholarship.

Click here to learn more about Scholarships.

Abstract Deadline: March 13, 2019

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadline. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract by the Abstract Deadline allows us to:

  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
Abstracts submitted after the Abstract Deadline will NOT be considered for a short talk.

(Discounted Abstract Deadline: is February 13, 2019)

Discounted Registration Deadline: April 16, 2019

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Registration Fee: 845.00 USD* (includes 200.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 620.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 1045.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 820.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

Registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to discounted registration deadline.

Please be advised that a few meeting participants have received calls and emails from a number of different housing services - "Exhibitors Housing Services", "Global Housing", etc. THESE COMPANIES ARE NOT AFFILIATED WITH KEYSTONE SYMPOSIA and are not authorized by Keystone Symposia to contact you. These companies may tell you that the meeting is filling and seek to take your lodging reservation and obtain your credit card number. We highly recommend that you not make a reservation with these companies or any other housing service! These companies' representations to participants have been misleading. Please report to Keystone Symposia any calls or correspondence you might have received and book only through the lodging link on our website, an established travel agency, or directly with the hotel.
No registration fees are used to fund entertainment or alcohol at this conference

Conference Program    Print  |   View meeting in 12 hr (am/pm) time


The meeting will begin on Sunday, June 16 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Thursday, June 20 with a closing plenary session from 17:00 to 19:00, followed by a social hour and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Friday, June 21 in order to fully experience the meeting.

SUNDAY, JUNE 16

16:00—20:00
Arrival and Registration

Longs Peak Foyer
18:00—20:00
Welcome Mixer
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Longs Peak Foyer

MONDAY, JUNE 17

07:30—08:30
Breakfast

Colorado Rockies Ballroom
08:30—09:30
Welcome and Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/16/2019

Grays/Longs Peak
Li-Huei Tsai, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Neuron-Glia Interaction in Health and Disease

08:30—09:30
Welcome and Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/16/2019

Quandary Peak
Marc Tessier-Lavigne, Stanford University, USA
Neural Circuits & Neuroregeneration

09:30—11:45
Neuronal Response to Injury
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/16/2019

Grays/Longs Peak
David M. Holtzman, Washington University, USA
Gial-Neuronal Interactions in Modulating Neurodegeneration in Alzheimer’s Disease

Coffee Break

Eric J. Huang, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Germinal Matrix Hemorhagge

Marc R. Freeman, Vollum Institute, Oregon Health & Science University, USA
Mechanisms of Axon Degeneration

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

09:30—11:45
Aggregation Mediated Toxicity
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/16/2019

Quandary Peak
Rudolph E. Tanzi, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
Amyloid Beta Organoid Model

Coffee Break

Valina L. Dawson, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA
Alpha Synuclien Toxicity in Human Neuronal Cultures

Patrik Verstreken, KU Leuven, Belgium
Tau Toxicity at the Synapse

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

11:45—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:45—13:00
Poster Setup

Colorado Rockies Ballroom
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Colorado Rockies Ballroom
14:30—16:30
Workshop 1

Grays/Longs Peak
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

14:30—16:30
Workshop 1

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Longs Peak Foyer
17:00—19:00
Transmission and Spread of Disease Pathology
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/16/2019

Quandary Peak
Xiaobo Mao, Johns Hopkins University, USA
The Mechanism of Pathological alpha-synuclein Transmission

John Collinge, Institute of Neurology, University College London, UK
Prion Neurodegeneration: Towards an Effective Treatment and its Relevance for Alzheimer’s Disease

Karina Fog, H. Lundbeck A/S, Denmark
Alpha-synuclein Antibodies as Therapeutics in Aynucleinopathies – How Antibodies affect Cellular Handling of Misfolded alpha-synuclein

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

17:00—19:00
Astrocytes
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/16/2019

Grays/Longs Peak
Michael V. Sofroniew, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, USA
Astrocyte Scars do not Prevent Axon Regeneration

Jin-Moo Lee, Washington University, USA
Astrocytosis and Amyloid Plaque Pathogenesis

Cagla Eroglu, Duke University Medical Center, USA
How Do Astrocyte-Synapse Interactions Sculpt Neural Circuits?

Baljit S. Khakh, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, USA
Astrocyte Regulation of Circuitry

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Colorado Rockies Ballroom
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 1

Colorado Rockies Ballroom

TUESDAY, JUNE 18

07:30—08:30
Breakfast

Colorado Rockies Ballroom
08:30—11:30
Microglia and Innate Immunity
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/16/2019

Grays/Longs Peak
Dorothy Schafer, University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA
Microglia Dysregulation in Multiple Sclerosis

Kim N. Green, University of California, Irvine, USA
Microglial Regulation of Alzheimer’s Disease

Coffee Break

Robyn S. Klein, Washington University School of Medicine, USA
Infections of the CNS

Sarkis K. Mazmanian, California Institute of Technology, USA
The Gut Microbiome and Neurodegeneration

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

08:30—11:30
New Therapeutic Opportunities
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/16/2019

Quandary Peak
Frank W. Rigo, Ionis Pharmaceuticals, USA
Antisense-based Strategies

Eric J. Huang, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Microglia and Neurologic Disease

Coffee Break

Don W. Cleveland, University of California, San Diego, USA
Gene Silencing Therapy for Neurodegenerative Disease

Li Gan†, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Talk Title to be Announced

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:30—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:30—13:00
Poster Setup

Colorado Rockies Ballroom
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Colorado Rockies Ballroom
14:30—16:30
Workshop 2

Grays/Longs Peak
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Longs Peak Foyer
17:00—19:00
Developing Effective Preclinical Disease Models
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/16/2019

Quandary Peak
Cathleen Lutz, The Jackson Laboratory, USA
Preclinical Mouse Models of Neurodegenerative Diseases Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA), Friedreich’s Ataxia, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) and Frontotemperal Lobe Dementia (FTD)

Elena Cattaneo, University of Milano, Italy
Organiod Models of Triple Repeat Diseases

Fred (Rusty) H. Gage, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, USA
iPSC to Study Repair and Neurodegeneration

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

17:00—19:00
Blood Brain Barrier
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/16/2019

Grays/Longs Peak
Richard Daneman, University of California, San Diego, USA
Regulation of the Blood-Brain Barrier in Health and Disease

Alexandre Prat, Montreal Neurological Institute, Canada
Talk Title to be Announced

Eric V. Shusta, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA
Modeling the BBB in iPSCs

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Colorado Rockies Ballroom
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 2

Colorado Rockies Ballroom

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 19

07:30—08:30
Breakfast

Colorado Rockies Ballroom
08:30—11:30
Glymphatics, Lymphatics and Wound Healing
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/16/2019

Grays/Longs Peak
Kari K. Alitalo, University of Helsinki, Finland
CNS Lymphatics

Iben Lundgaard, University of Lund, Sweden
Glymphatics

Coffee Break

Maria Lehtinen, Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, USA
CSF Regulation

Julie Siegenthaler, University of Colorado Denver, USA
Wound Healing

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

08:30—11:30
Translating Therapeutics for Neurodegeneration to the Clinic
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/16/2019

Quandary Peak
Joseph W. Lewcock, Denali Therapeutics, USA
Therapeutic Strategies based on Human Genetics

Christopher E. Henderson, Biogen Inc., USA
Novel Therapeutics for Neurodegenerative Disease

Coffee Break

Matthew Kennedy, Merck Research Labs, USA
Discovery and Development of LRRK2 Inhibitors

David V. Hansen, Genentech, Inc., USA
Microglial Activation States in Alzheimer's Disease

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:30—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:30—13:00
Poster Setup

Colorado Rockies Ballroom
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Colorado Rockies Ballroom
14:30—16:30
Round Table Discussion from Industry and Academia – Challenges and Opportunities

Quandary Peak
16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Longs Peak Foyer
17:00—19:00
Adaptive Immune Responses
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/16/2019

Grays/Longs Peak
Vanda A. Lennon, Mayo Clinic, USA
Astrocytic and Oligodendroglial Autoimmunity

Daniel S. Reich, NINDS, National Institutes of Health, USA
Imaging Lesion Repair in Multiple Sclerosis

Alexander Flugel†, University of Göttingen, Germany
Talk Title to be Announced

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

17:00—19:00
Molecular Mechanisms of ALS/FTD
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/16/2019

Quandary Peak
Aaron D. Gitler, Stanford University School of Medicine, USA
Expanding Mechanisms and Therapeutic Targets for Neurodegenerative Disease

Clotilde Lagier-Tourenne, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
Molecular Mechanisms of Disease in ALS and FTD

Gene W. Yeo, University of California, San Diego, USA
Protein-RNA and Stress Granules Dysregulation in ALS

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Colorado Rockies Ballroom
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 3

Colorado Rockies Ballroom

THURSDAY, JUNE 20

07:30—08:30
Breakfast

Colorado Rockies Ballroom
08:30—11:30
Oligodendrocytes
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/16/2019

Grays/Longs Peak
David H. Rowitch, University of Cambridge, UK
Functional Diversity of Astrocytes

Kelly Monk, Oregon Health & Science University, USA
Molecular and Genetic Mechanisms of Myelin Formation and Repair

Coffee Break

Rita Balice-Gordon, Sanofi, Inc., USA
Talk Title to be Announced

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

08:30—11:30
Drivers of Synaptic Loss in Disease
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/16/2019

Quandary Peak
Paul F. Worley, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, USA
NPTX2, Synaptoxicity and Cognitive Dysfunction in AD

Beth Stevens, Children's Hospital Boston, USA
How Microglia Prune Synapses

Coffee Break

Karen Hsiao Ashe, University of Minnesota, USA
Synaptic and Cognitive Dysfunction from Non-fibrillar Tau

Shanthini Sockanathan, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA
Mechanisms of Regulated GPI-anchored Protein Release in Neurodegeneration

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

11:30—17:00
On Own for Lunch

14:30—16:30
Workshop 3

Grays/Longs Peak
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

14:30—16:30
Workshop 2

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Longs Peak Foyer
17:00—18:45
Hot Topics
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/16/2019

Grays/Longs Peak
Speaker to be Announced

Speaker to be Announced

Speaker to be Announced

17:00—06:45
Glial Contributors to Neurodegeneration
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/16/2019

Quandary Peak
Mathew M. Blurton-Jones, University of California, Irvine, USA
Generation and Use of iPSC-derived Microglia to Study Neurodegenerative Diseases

Katerina Akassoglou, Gladstone Institutes & University of California, San Francisco, USA
Neurovascular Interactions: Mechanisms, Imaging, Therapeutics

Sandeep Robert Datta, Harvard Medical School, USA
The MS4A Gene Family in Alzheimer’s Disease

18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/16/2019

Grays/Longs Peak
18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/16/2019

Quandary Peak
19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Colorado Rockies Ballroom
20:00—23:00
Entertainment
Entertainment is not subsidized by conference registration fees nor any U.S. federal government grants. Funding for this expense is provided by other revenue sources.

Colorado Rockies Ballroom

FRIDAY, JUNE 21

 
Departure


*Session Chair †Invited, not yet responded.



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