The 14th Biennial joint ISN/ASN Satellite Meeting on Myelin Biology will be held at Le Baluchon Eco-Resort, located approximately 160km north-east of Montreal near the town of Saint-Paulin in the Mauricie region of Quebec. It is close to Mont-Tremblant National Park, Réserve Faunique Mastigouche and Parc natinal de la Mauricie.


This satellite meeting associated with the biennial joint meeting of the ISN/ASN brings together both established and new investigators for four days of talks, posters and plenary lectures focused on the functions and diseases of myelin in both the central and peripheral nervous system. The theme and title of this meeting is New Perspectives on Myelin Function and Disease and our intention is to emphasize recent high-impact developments in the field.


We will bring together both established and new investigators, we will include the participation of young investigators (post-docs, graduate students and newly appointed professors) and plan to schedule two young investigator symposia.


We will offer modest stipends for participating students and post-docs (budget permitting). The satellite meeting will incorporate a combination of oral and poster sessions with ample time set aside for informal discussions. The final program will be drawn in part from submitted abstracts as well as from a number of invited speakers who have agreed to participate. 


Symposium topics will include:

  • Myelin stability and turnover
  • Demyelination and mechanisms of axonal degeneration
  • Axonal regulation of myelination
  • Myelin plasticity
  • Immune trafficking and demyelinating diseases
  • New approaches to demyelinating disease
  • Interactions of myelinating cells with other cell types


The meeting begins in the afternoon on Thursday, August 1, 2019 and ends on Sunday, August 4. Transportation from Montreal, returning in time to attend the opening of the joint meeting of the ISN/ASN will be provided. You may indicate your transportation requirements when you register.


For additional information, do not hesitate to contact us.



Joel Levine, Stonybrook University

Tim Kennedy, Montreal Neurological Institute

August 1-4 2019

Le Baluchon, Saint-Paulin, Canada
3550 Chemin des Trembles
Saint-Paulin, Qu├ębec
Canada, J0K 3G0

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