Neurosciences in Intensive Care International Symposium (NICIS)

Welcome to the 2015 edition of the Neuroscience in Intensive Care International Symposium (NICIS), the fifth annual conference of this kind devoted to bridging critical care medicine with scientific advances in neuroscience. The symposium is held June 17-19, 2015 at the Institut Pasteur in Paris. The 2015 meeting is titled “Neuroscience of Repair, Regeneration and Recovery from Critical Illness”, and will present groundbreaking research on the biology of neural and muscular recovery following critical illness.

Our understanding of critical illness, based on the study of physiological disturbances and of biological mechanisms associated with tissue injury, must now integrate basic, translational research demonstrating a very dynamic process of plasticity associated with tissue repair and regeneration following illness and injury.

Collectively, these phenomena account for a remarkable potential for phenotypic recovery even after significant end-organ damage has occurred. Arguably the recovery process is most complex and challenging when it occurs within the nervous system and muscle. This is the topic of NICIS 2015. The symposium faculty is composed of a distinguished panel of leading investigators working on the biology of repair and regeneration in central and peripheral nervous system as well as in muscle.

NICIS 2015 is endorsed by the University of Versailles, John Hopkins University, and the Institut Pasteur. It is supported by the Neurocritical Care Society, European Society for Intensive Care Medicine, Société Française d’Anesthésie-Réanimation (SFAR), Society for Neuroscience Anesthesia and Critical Care (SNACC), Société Française de Réanimation de Langue Française (SRLF). For the second year, abstract can be submitted for Poster or oral session. The best work will be awarded with an invitation by the Société de Réanimation de Langue Française (SRLF) to attend its annual congress in Paris in January 2016.

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