Dr. Aleksandra Deczkowska


Dr. Aleksandra Deczkowska

Institut Pasteur, Paris, France

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Dr. Deczkowska did her PhD in Neuroimmunology at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel where she also continued her PostDoc. Since 2021, she is the principal investigator at the Brain-Immune Communication Lab at the Institut Pasteur in Paris. Deczkowskas’ lab on deciphering the contributions of the immune cells and mechanisms to brain physiology and disease.

Research interests:

  • mechanisms of brain-immune communication in health and disease
  • microglia
  • single cell genomics and CRISPR screens

Selected publications: 

  • Deczkowska, Aleksandra et al. “XCR1+ type 1 conventional dendritic cells drive liver pathology in non-alcoholic steatohepatitis.” Nature medicine vol. 27,6 (2021): 1043-1054. doi:10.1038/s41591-021-01344-3
  • Deczkowska, Aleksandra et al. “The Physiology, Pathology, and Potential Therapeutic Applications of the TREM2 Signaling Pathway.” Cell vol. 181,6 (2020): 1207-1217. doi:10.1016/j.cell.2020.05.003
  • Deczkowska, Aleksandra, and Michal Schwartz. “Targeting neuro-immune communication in neurodegeneration: Challenges and opportunities.” The Journal of experimental medicine vol. 215,11 (2018): 2702-2704. doi:10.1084/jem.20181737 

The ISYNC conference is funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft DFG.