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Neuroimmunology Group

The remit of the Neuroimmunology Group is to foster communication and collaboration between groups working in any field linking neurobiology and immunology. Although the brain is considered an immune-privileged organ, there is a clear interaction between the immune system and the function of the nervous system. The further understanding on these interactions may provide novel insights in the pathophysiology of several neurological diseases.

We aim at organizing meetings addressing this topic and the group will propose sessions for the main yearly BSI Congress as well as the Association of British Neurologists.

We welcome new members interested in this area. Please contact the group chair for more information.



Prof Sandra Amor
Queen Mary University, London and VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam

Dr Sarosh Irani
Head, Oxford Autoimmune Neurology Group; Associate Professor, Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Oxford

Group members

Dr Denise Fitzgerald
Queen’s University Belfast



Professor Sandra Amor
VU University Medical Center
Tel +31 (0)20444 2898


The BSI's Neuroimmunology Affinity Group is looking to recruit a new treasurer, secretary and ordinary members.


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