Swiss Institute of Asthma and Allergy Research

March 4, 2020 – March 7, 2020

The Swiss Institute of Asthma and Allergy Research organizes for the 14th time the World Immune Regulation Meeting in Davos, Switzerland between 4 and 7 March 2020.
WIRM-XIV will focus on “Development and Maintenance of Immune Activation and Tolerance with a special focus on Autoimmunity and Allergy”.

Speakers and the titles of their talks:
Christopher Buckley
Fibroblast subsets drive inflammation and damage in arthritis

Sarah E. Clark
NK cell regulatory activity, IL-10 and its role in chronic infections and tumor escape

Cevayir Coban
Immune pathology during malaria infection

Reinhold Förster
Fibroblasts and immune cells and tertiary lymphoid structures

Bart Lambrecht
Spontaneous protein crystallization as a driver of type 2 immunity

Nils Lycke
Maintaining germinal centers in the Peyer’s patches via a direct M-cell-B cell antigen transport system

Markus G. Manz
Engineered immunotherapy in hematologic malignancies

Reina Mebius
Control of autoreactive lymphocytes by lymph node stromal cells

Laurence M. Morel
Therapeutic targeting metabolism in autoimmunity

Jean Pieters
Tolerance of tissue antigens while maintaining anti-pathogen immunity

Fiona Powrie
Novel developments in the area of dysregulated Treg cells in autoimmune disease

Troy D. Randall
Resident memory B cells in the lung

Jeffrey C. Rathmell
Metabolic limitations for T cell functions

Ziv Shulman
Germinal centers: a game of clones within immunological niches

Mathias Uhlén
The Human Blood Atlas – implications for human biology

Rudolf ValentaNovel vaccines for the treatment of allergic diseases
Marsha Wills-Karp Epithelial-derived cytokines in asthma

Abstract Submission:
1 October – 2 December 2019 on
http://www.wirm.ch/abstracts.html

Early Registration at reduced price:
1 October – 2 December 2019 on
http://www.wirm.ch/registration.html

Event website: www.wirm.ch