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Jonathan Kipnis on microglia and therapeutic targets

 /  27 March 2013
The Presenter
Jonathan Kipnis
Professor of Neuroscience, University of Virginia

Jonathan Kipnis is professor of neuroscience at the University of Virginia. He seeks to understand the complex interactions between the immune and nervous systems.

On 27 March, Jonathan Kipnis explained how microglia and peripheral immunity may affect the pathology of neurodevelopmental disorders, opening the door for new therapeutic possibilities.

You can watch a complete replay of the webinar above.

Use the comments section below to submit questions we didn’t have time to discuss during the Q&A session, or to pose follow-up questions. Kipnis, who is professor of neuroscience at the University of Virginia School of Medicine in Charlottesville, Virginia, will monitor this thread.

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