• About

    5th Venusberg Meeting on Neuroinflammation

    11 – 13 May 2017


    Joan Miro, Illustración para Miró Litógrafo I, 1972 © VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2017

    Hosted by the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE)
    and the University of Bonn.


    Source: DZNE/foerger

    German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases
    DZNE lecture hall (ground floor)
    c/o University Clinic Bonn
    Building #99
    Sigmund-Freud-Straße 27
    53127 Bonn, Germany



    Anne Thieme
    DZNE event management
    +49 (0) 228 43302-266
    +49 (0) 151 6565 8421

    Lilly Hendricks
    DZNE event management
    +49 (0) 228 43302-265
    +49 (0) 175 5744 890

  • Registration

    Please register until no later than 31tst March 2017 via this link.

    200 € for students (incl. Bachelor/Master/PhD)
    300 € for professionals


    According to § 4 No. 22a UStG (German Value Addes Tax Act), the conference fee is tax-free for all participants.

  • Programm


    Download programm flyer here.

  • Speakers

    Robert Baloh, California

    Kiran Bhaskar, Albuquerque

    Ajay Chawla, California

    Tony Wyss-Coray, Stanford

    Robert Dantzer, Houston

    Philipp de Jager, Cambridge

    Guillaume Dorothee, Paris

    Giovanni Frisoni, Geneva

    Li Gan, California

    Todd Golde, Florida

    Diego Gomez-Nicola, Southampton

    Christian Haass, Munich

    John Hardy, London

    Eric J Huang, California

    Rudolf Jaenisch, Cambridge

    Mathew Blurton Jones, California

    Bertrand Joseph, Solna

    Helmut Kettenmann, Berlin

    Jean-Charles Lambert, Lille

    Greg Lemke, California

    Antoine Louveau, Virginia

    Jonas Neher, Tübingen

    Agneta Nordberg, Solna

    Marco Prinz, Freiburg

    Richard Ransohoff, Cambridge

    Laurent Roybon, Lund

    Marie Sarrazin, Paris

    Sangram Sisodia, Chicago

    Thor Stein, Boston

    Federico Turkheimer, London

    Manuel Valiente, Madrid

  • Posters

    You would like to present a poster during the 5th Venusberg Meeting on Neuroinflammation? The deadline for poster abstract submission corresponds with the registration deadlines (see tab "Registration"). Please paste your abstract directly into the designated field within the registration form.

    We look forward to your contribution!

    All poster abstracts will be available for download in April.

  • Directions

    Directions to the conference venue DZNE...

    Arriving via Cologne/Bonn airport

    Take bus SB60, direction "Bonn Hbf" (Bonn Hauptbahnhof = Bonn main station) and get off at "Bonn Hauptbahnhof". The busses usually run every 30 minutes. The bus ride takes about 30 - 40 minutes, depending on the traffic.

    Arriving via Frankfurt airport

    There are several train connections to arrive in Bonn (main station). The fastest connection is taking an ICE train from Frankfurt aiport to "Siegburg Hbf" (Siegburg main station). The train ride takes about 25 - 30 minutes. In Siegburg, take the tram 66, direction "Bad Honnef" and get off at "Bonn Hbf" (Bonn main station). The tram ride takes about 25 - 30 minutes.

    Arriving via Bonn main station ("Hauptbahnhof")

    Take bus 601, direction "Uniklinikum Süd" and get off at the last stop "Uniklinikum Süd". You can already see the DZNE from the bus stop. The busses usually run every 10 minutes. The bus ride takes about 20 - 30 minutes, depending on the traffic.

    National railway system

    The German railway system is operated by the company Deutsche Bahn (DB).
    Book a train connection via bahn.de.

    Public Transportation in Bonn

    Bonn and Cologne are connected through one public transportation system, operated by the company vrs.
    To research a bus, tram or regional train connection, please go to vrsinfo.de.

    Taxi Bonn

    The biggest taxi company in Bonn is Taxi Bonn.
    Call a taxi by dialing +49 (0) 228 555 555.


    University Clinic
    DZNE on the premises of the University Clinic