5th Symposium on the Neurovirology and Neuroimmunology of Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder


Symposium on the Neurovirology and Neuroimmunology of Schizophrenia and Bipolar


November 4-6, 1999

Abstract Title Presenter
Retroviral Sequences Identified in

the Cerebrospinal Fluids of Individuals with Recent Onset Schizophrenia

H. Karlsson
II.  In Vitro Analysis

of Cerebrospinal Fluids From Cases of First-Break Psychoses

L. Jones-Brando
Differential RNA Expression in a

Cell Line Cocultured With CSF of a Schizophrenic Patient

D. Hinze-Selch
Reverse Transcriptase (RT) Activity

in Clinical and Post-Mortem Samples Obtained From Individuals with


F. Yee
Properties of Line-1 Elements in

Genomic DNA From Different Regions of The Human Brain

C. L. Miller
Alterations in the Expression of

Phosphorylated Glial Fibrillary Acidic Proteins in the Frontal Cortex of

Individuals With Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder and Depression

MJ Webster
Immunologic and

Glutamatergic-Cholinergic Characteristics of the Lateral Cerebellum in

Schizophrenia Patients

LD Bobo
Update on the Stanley Foundation

Neuropathology Consortium: Focus on the Prefrontal Cortex

MB Knable
Maternal Infections and Subsequent

Psychoses Among Offsprings: A Forty Year Prospective Study

S. Buka
Pathways to Adulthood: A

Thirty-Year, Intergenerational Study of Children Born to Inner-City Mothers

JB Hardy
A Longitudinal Study of Birth

Risks, Mother’s Behaviors Toward the Infant at 4 & 8 Months, and Mental

Conditions in Adulthood

A. Fan
Prenatal Rubella, Premorbid I.Q.,

and Adult Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders

A.S. Brown
Polychlorinated Biphenyl Exposure

in Utero and Subsequent Neurodevelopment: Experience From the Collaborative

Perinatal Project (CPP)

M.P. Longnecker
Impact of Herpes Simplex Viruses

(HSV) On the Fetal and Neonatal Brain

A.J. Nahmias
Preliminary Evaluation of Viruses

and Intracellular Bacteria Status in Urban Cats and Their Relationship with

Development of Schizophrenia in Human

R. Firouzi
Viteria: Animal Viruses with

Incorporated Bacterial Genetic Sequences

W. J. Martin
Do Bacteria and Parasites Cause

Mental Illness?

R. C. Bransfield
Discovery of Potential Biomarkers

for Schizophrenia Using Seldi Proteinchip Technology

J. J. Breen
Corpus Callosum Changes and

Duration of Untreated Psychosis in First-Episode Schizophrenic Patients

S. Bachmann
Cerebellar Volume Changes and

Duration of Untreated Psychosis in First-Episode Schizophrenic Patients

S. Bachmann
Isolation of Differentially

Expressed Genes in Schizophrenia

M. Schramm
Antibodies Against HIV-1 Induce

Neuronal Apoptosis: A Possible Mechanism for Pathogenesis of AIDS Dementia


N. Goletiani
Retroelements As Potential

Pathogens In Neuropsychiatric Diseases

H-S Kim
Twin Zygosity and Schizophrenia C. L. Smith
Human Coronavirus 229e Productively

Infects Peripheral Blood-Derived Monocyte/Macrophages and Induces Apoptosis

A.R. Collins
Activation of HHV-6 and

Up-Regulation of 2′-5′-A-Binding Proteins in Patients with Multiple


D.V. Ablashi
Absence of Spiroplasma or Other

Bacterial DNA in Sufficient To Account For the High Levels of Infectivity in

Hamster Brains Infected With The 263K Strain of Scrapie

I. Alexeeva
The Thalamic Midline Nuclei: A

Neglected Limbic Relay

M. Bentivoglio
Quinolinic Acid and Neopterin In

Children With Autism: An Analysis of Cerebrospinal Fluid


Molecular Hints for a Two-Hit Model

of Schizophrenia

T. A. Bayer
Analysis of Gene Expression in

Human Brains Using High Density cDNA Microarray

J. Pevsner
Neurotrophic and Neuroprotective

Effects of Mood Stabilizing Agents: Implications for the Long Term Treatment

of Manic-Depressive Illness

HK Manji
Fragile Sites–Fragile Minds CL Smith
The Status of Linkage to

Chromosomal DNA Sequences in Psychosis and Alternative Mechanisms for the

Inheritance of Schizophrenia

LE DeLisi
Aetiology of Schizophrenia As

Epigenetic Rather Than Genetic

TJ Crow
Increased GFAP-Immunoreactivity and

Astrogliosis in Cortex and Hippocampus of Developing Mice Following Human

Influenza Viral Infection In Utero

SH Fatemi
Serologic Evidence for A

Retrovirus/HSV-2 Association With Schizophrenia

EP Lillehoj
Evolution of Live-Attenuated HIV-1


B. Berkhout
I1-1b and TNFa Decrease Embryonic

Cortical Neuron Survival

JH Gilmore
Oligoclonal T Cells Are Present In

the CSF of a Patient With A MS-Like Demyelinating Disease Following

Hepatitis A Infection

E Oleszak
Towards An Animal Model for the

Autoimmune Theory of Mental Disorders

B Sakic
Interleukin-2 Stimulates

Exploratory Activity and Increases Sensitivity To The Stimulatory Effects Of

A Selective Dopamine Uptake Inhibitor

SS Zalcman
Interferon-Gamma Receptors In the

Rat Nervous System: Topographic Distribution and Effects of Activation

K Kristensson
Different Immune Patterns in

Melancholic and Non-Melancholic Major Depression

M Rothermundt
Borna Disease Virus and Human

Disease: The Conundrum

KM Carbone
Therapy Resistant, Probably

Borna-Disease-Virus-Encephalitis-Related, Psychoses Improved by

Cerebrospinal Fluid Filtration

K Bechter
Neonatal Borna Virus Infection of

the Rat Brain is a New Animal Model for Developmental Behavioral Disorders

M Pletnikov
An Infection-Based Model of

Neurodevelopmental Damage

M. Hornig
Duration of Untreated Psychosis and

Treatment Response in First-Episode Schizophrenic Patients

S Bachmann
What Are The Causes of Urban-Rural

Differences in Schizophrenia Risk?

PB Mortensen

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