Welcome to the 17th Key Symposium
The Blood-Brain Barrier:  Key to Brain Health and Disease


On behalf the Journal of Internal Medicine and the Swedish Royal Academy of Sciences, it is our great pleasure invite you to “The Blood-Brain Barrier:  Key to Brain Health and Disease”which will now take place on 16-19 August 2021, in Stockholm, Sweden.

“The Blood-Brain Barrier:  Key to Brain Health and Disease” will take place at the venue Skepparholmen, beautifully located in the archipelago close to Stockholm city. We aim at starting late afternoon/early evening on 16 August with a get-together and buffet dinner. The scientific program will take place on 17-18 August, followed by an evening cruise and a gala dinner at Artipelag on 18 August. The departure date will be 19 August.



Christer Betsholtz signature. Illustration.

Christer Betsholtz, PhD

Professor of Vascular and Tumor Biology
Department of Immunology, Genetics and Pathology
Uppsala University, Uppsala
Integrated Cardio Metabolic Center
Department of Medicine, Huddinge
Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm

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Berislav V. Zlokovic MD, PhD

Mary Hayley and Selim Zilkha Chair in
Alzheimer’s Disease Research
Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute
Professor and Chair,
Department of Physiology & Neuroscience
Keck School of Medicine University of
Southern California

Hosted by

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Uppsala University. Logotype.
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Important dates

Registrations open in April 2021 upon notification by the conference organisers

Professional Conference Organiser

For general information, please contact:


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