Welcome to the

9th World Immune Regulation Meeting

18 - 21 March 2015 in Davos, Switzerland

with special focus on Development and Maintenance of Immune Tolerance and Role of Tissues in Immune Regulation

As ever, immune regulation is the hottest issue in basic and clinical sciences. There is no doubt that we need to get together and share our new findings in an inspiring environment. With an outstanding list of speakers in this field, WIRM will become one of the key scientific event of the year 2015, being big enough to learn from other disciplines and small enough to personally meet the experts.

 

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Topics

Basic Mechanisms
Innate immune response
Dendritic cell subsets and immune regulation
B cell subsets and immune regulation
NK cells and NK-T cells
Innate lymphoid cells
Transcriptional regulation of immune responses
Development of effector and regulatory T cells
T and B cell memory and immune regulation
T cell subsets and effector mechanisms and interaction with other cells
Chemokines and receptors in peripheral tolerance
Apoptosis in the regulation of immune responses
Mechanisms of immune privilege
The role of microRNAs in immune regulation and effector functions
Immune regulatory mechanisms related to resident tissue cells
Epigenetic-mediated immune response and immune memory
Metabolism and immunity

Focus on clinical application, drug discovery and novel biotechnological developments
Hygiene hypothesis in immune regulation
Regulatory and effector T cell subsets and cytokines: from bench to bedside
Immune response to parasites
Tumor antigen-specific immune regulation
Immune tolerance and autoimmunity
Immune tolerance and neuroimmunology
Immune tolerance in allergy and asthma
Immune regulation in organ transplantation tolerance
Experimental models of inducing and breaking peripheral tolerance
Mucosal tolerance and intestinal homeostasis
Development of novel vaccines and drugs
Immunomodulation in vivo, "biologicals"
Cellular therapies including stem cell therapies