This meeting will provide a unique platform for early career BBB researchers to present their newest findings in both presentation and poster format.

Initial details of the forthcoming BBB Symposium 2017 have been confirmed as follows:

Hosted by: Professor Geoff Pilkin...

Thank you for everyone that voted for the location of the 2016 meeting of the UK & Ireland Early Career Blood-Brain Barrier society. The symposium will be held in Dublin at Trinity College on the 25th November. The symposium will be hosted by Dr Matthew Campbell who is...

Biological drugs over the last decade or so have revolutionised treatment options for a number of diseases. This revolution in treatments means that for new molecular entities that are licensed for use in humans in one given year, over 50% are now biological drugs. How...

Research in BtRAIN ( is dedicated to create and disseminate unique knowledge on the vertebrate brain barrier signature genes and their specific role in regulating brain barrier function in development, health, ageing and disease. BtRAIN will train a...

I have now added a blog section to the BBB Symposium website. The idea is that the blog will contain recent research findings concerning the BBB and also other news such as job opportunities. Please contact me directly if you have any content that you would like to be...

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UK Dementia Research Institute

The University of Edinburgh



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