Interesting news and links

Interested in learning more about Neuroimmunology? The International Society of Neuroimmunology (ISNI) has several schools in the Americas (ASNI), Europe (ESNI), the Asia Pacific (APSNI), and affiliated organisations such as Neuroimmunology Australia (NIA). The network forms the Global Schools of Neuroimmunology (GSNI) which meets before the ISNI Congress. ASNI, ESNI, and NIA organise monthly seminars and journal Clubs. Visit the ISNI website and its calendar for more information and specific dates.

The FASEB Translational Neuroimmunology Conference: From Bench to Bedside and Back will occur in Asheville, North Carolina, USA (Aug 28-Sept 2 2023): more information can be found here. Some funding for under-represented groups is available.

In the Multiple Sclerosis Journal, Pam McCombe reviews the contribution of women in the field of MS research in the 20th and 21st Centuries.
An editorial by Ruth Ann Marrie follows

In Neurology Clinical Practice, a recent article tackles the concept of imposter syndrome, and how we might advance women in neurology.

The PNAS have published a study demonstrating better outcomes post heart attack for female patients if treated by a female physician rather than a male physician. Equal outcomes for male and female patients if the treating physician is female.

A recent PNAS study found that high-performing women have one thing in common: they have a tight-knit circle of other women who help them with “gender-specific private information and support”.

The February 9-15 issue of the Lancet addresses “Advancing Women in Science, Medicine and Global Health”

11 Februaly 2019
Happy International Day of Women and Girls in Science!

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