Prat, Alexandre


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Alexandre Prat

Theme: Neuroscience
514 890-8000, ext. 24734

Principal Scientist

Full Professor, Department of Neurosciences, Université de Montréal

Director, Neuroimmunology Research Laboratory, CRCHUM

Physician, Division of Neurology, CHUM

Canada Research Chair in Multiple Sclerosis


Neuroimmunology, multiple sclerosis, human and mouse immunology, blood-brain 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.


Adjunct Professor, Department of Immunology, Infectiology and Microbiology, Université de Montréal