Prat, Alexandre

M.D., Ph.D., FRCPC

Principal scientist

CHUM Research Centre

Research theme

Director
Neuroimmunology research laboratory, CRCHUM

Physician
Division of neurology, CHUM

Full professor
Department of neurosciences, Université de Montréal

Chairholder
Canada Research Chair in Multiple Sclerosis

Chairholder
Power Corporation of Canada Chair in neuroscience, Université de Montréal

Contact

a.prat@umontreal.ca
514 890-8123

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Other affiliations

Adjunct professor
Department of immunology, infectiology and microbiology, Université de Montréal

Keywords

Neuroimmunology, multiple sclerosis, human and animal immunology, hemoencephalic barrier.

Research interests

The immunological roles of the blood-brain barrier (BBB) in multiple sclerosis, the mechanisms of monocyte and lymphocyte migration across endothelial barriers, and the physiological regulation of endothelial barrier functions by glial cells.

TH17 lymphocyte subsets and biology: novel regulatory pathways and their regulation during inflammation.

Novel tight junction molecules of the human BBB.

Novel adhesion molecules of the human BBB.

Publications

PubMed

News

Quebec COVID Biobank: CRCHUM Teams on the Front Lines

Slowing the progression of multiple sclerosis