International Brain Barriers Society (IBBS)


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Brain Barriers

The IBBS is an international scientific and educational nonprofit which holds a U.S. 501(c)(3) nonprofit designation.

o IBBS encourages, promotes and advocates scientific and clinical research on the biological barriers in the central nervous system (CNS).

o IBBS accumulates information about barriers in the CNS and promotes its dissemination to scientists, physicians, patients, policy makers, public and private funding agencies and other concerned parties.

o IBBS educates the general public and medical profession about the existence, diagnosis and treatment of disorders involving the barriers of the CNS.


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Brain Barriers Symposium Initiative



Upcoming Meetings

25th Annual Blood-Brain Barrier Consortium Meeting
Portland, Oregon 
Organized by OHSU BBB Program in collaboration with IBBS
March 7-8, 2019
6th Cold Spring Harbor Lab BBB Meeting
Cold Spring Harbor, New York 
Dritan Agalliu, Chenghua Gu, & Robert Bell, Organizers
April 3-6, 2019
1st Joint AAPS-IBBS Workshop: Novel Approaches Targeting Brain Barriers for Effective Delivery of Therapeutics
Hyatt Hotel, Dulles (Washington DC) 
Reina Bendayan, Per-Ola Freskgård, & Robert Thorne, Co-chairs
April 29-May 1, 2019
13th International Conference on Cerebral Vascular Biology - Miami, Florida
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Michal Toborek, Chair
June 25-28, 2019

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