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. 

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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Brain, Behavior and Immunity - Integrative Special Issues

Brain, Behavior, and Immunity-Integrative is pleased to announce the development of a new Special Issue topic and six continuing Special Issues devoted to Traditional Asian medicine and health. 

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PNIRS Early Career Investigator Call for Papers - BBI Health

Eligibility: Junior investigators should be PhD students or no longer than 15 years beyond their last professional qualification (e.g. PhD, MD). Additional time may be granted to those who have had a significant life event (e.g. birth of a child, other family care responsibilities, illness). Please email [email protected] with a tentative title, or to learn how to apply for an exception.

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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 PNIRS Colleagues,

I hope this message finds you in good health and high spirits. It is with great pleasure and a deep sense of responsibility that I write to you as the newly appointed President of PNIRS. It is both an honor and a privilege to serve in this role and to work alongside such a dedicated and accomplished group of individuals.

I'm excited to share a major milestone with you, our first-ever strategic plan. This 5-year plan reflects our collective commitment to advancing immune-brain-behavior research. Our mission is clear: to advance PNI research through collaboration, community support, and scientific dissemination, all aimed at improving human health and behavior. Our vision is bold: to become a global leader in understanding immune-brain interactions, reshaping human health and behavior. We'll achieve this through a collaborative, inclusive, and innovative community, sharing the latest scientific findings to educate the next generation of experts.

Textbook of Immunopsychiatry

We’ve published 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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