PNIRS

The PsychoNeuroImmunology Research Society is an international organization for researchers in a number of scientific and medical disciplines including psychology, neurosciences, immunology, pharmacology, psychiatry, behavioral medicine, infectious diseases, endocrinology and rheumatology, who are interested in interactions between the nervous system and the immune system, and the relationship between behavior and health. 


2023 Annual Meeting

The Benefits of Membership

  • Reduced registration fee for the annual meeting of PNIRS
  • Publish meetings and jobs to the PNIRS website and access the membership directory
  • Be part of an interdisciplinary forum of scientists in psychoneuroimmunology
  • Help support scientific development in the area of psychoneuroimmunology   
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PNIRS Presents featuring Jennifer C. Felger, PhD, MSc

Inflammation and Anhedonia in Depression: Biomarkers, Dopaminergic Mechanisms, and Therapeutic Implications
February 28, 2023
4:00 pm GMT | 11:00 am EST

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New Society Sponsored Journal - Brain, Behavior and Immunity - Integrative

In an effort to promote Eastern biomedical research focused on psychoneuroimmunology, as sister journal to Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, which currently has an impact factor of 19.2, was recently launched called Brain, Behavior, and Immunity – Integrative. Professors Weiwen Wang at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Liye Zou at Shenzhen University and Keith Kelley at the University of Illinois were instrumental in launching the new journal and will serve as Associate Editors.

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News and Updates

Message from the President

Dear Colleagues,

Happy New Year! At PNIRS, there is much optimism for the New Year and there are many things going on ‘behind the scenes’.

With the Board of Directors, we embarked on a strategic planning event in December that will culminate in some changes in our operations to improve our efficiency and, importantly, become a more proactive rather than reactive society. To our knowledge, this is the first strategic plan that our society has developed!  

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Textbook of Immunopsychiatry

We’re about to publish a new textbook with contributions from various members of the society The Textbook of Immunopsychiatry

Members of the PsychoNeuroImmunology Research Society receive 20% off!!    

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