EAACI


Rome, Italy April 22-24, 2007

2nd  International Symposium on Molecular Allergology

Allergens: from Identification to Therapy

Scientific Program



Sunday - April 22, 2007
Afternoon Session
Opening Cerimony

Lecture Session 1 Anthony Frew Allergens - The key to diagnosis and therapy
Session 1/1 Erika Jensen-Jarolim  IgE antibodies recognize molecular patterns
Session 1/2 Fatima Ferreira Physico-chemical techniques for characterization of allergens
Session 1/3 Philippe Moingeon T cell responses in allergic patients using HLA class II technology
Selected abstract presentation To be announced

Coffee Break

Lecture Session 2 Antonella Muraro Anaphylaxis
Session 2/1 Claudia Traidl-Hoffmann Pollen pave their way: Th2-micromilieu generated by pollen associated lipid mediators (PALMs)
Session 2/2 Barbara Bohle  Apples are a peach but can drive birch pollen-allergic patients nuts! Immunological cross-reactivity as basis for food allergy
Session 2/3 Rick Maizels Impact of helminth infections on allergy
Selected abstract presentation To be announced


Monday - April 23, 2007
Morning Session

Lecture Session 3 Glenis Scadding Rhinitis
Session 3/1 Jörg Kleine-Tebbe  Allergy is Amplification: How allergenic molecules drive IgE, cellular responses and clinical symptoms
Session 3/2 Kirsten Beyer Measurement of specific IgE to individual allergens and allergenic peptides in the diagnosis of food allergy
Session 3/3 Ronald van Ree  Oleosins, important allergens in (pea)nuts
Selected abstract presentation To be announced


Coffee Break

Lecture Session 4 Riccardo Asero Urticaria
Session 4/1 Heimo Breiteneder The evolution of plant food allergens
Session 4/2 Daniel Soeria-Atmadja Using bioinformatics for deepening our knowledge in allergy/allergens
Session 4/3 Adriano Mari Skin Test vs IgE, Extracts vs Molecules, Singleplexing vs Multiplexing: Searching for the Gold Standard
Selected abstract presentation To be announced

Lunch

Monday - April 23, 2007
Afternoon Session
Poster Discussion Session


Coffee Break

Lecture Session 5 Antonio Lanzavecchia To be announced
Session 5/1 Stefan Vieths  Reduction of allergen expression in plant derived foods by genetic engineering
Session 5/2 Martin Chapman Multiplex Technologies - Expanding Horizons for  Environmental Allergen Detection
Session 5/3 Lorenzo Cecchi Outdoor Molecular Allergen Detection
Selected abstract presentation To be announced


Tuesday - April 24, 2007
Morning Session

Lecture Session 6 Philippe Eigenmann Atopic Dermatitis
Session 6/1 Paolo Colombo Parietaria Pollen Allergens
Session 6/2 Gabrielle Pauli Contribution of recombinant allergens in the diagnosis of Fraxinus pollen allergy and cross reactivities
Session 6/3 Montserrat Fernandez-Rivas  Is profilin a clinically relevant allergen?
Selected abstract presentation To be announced

Coffee Break

Lecture Session 7 Jan Lotvall Asthma
Session 7/1 Markus Ollert A molecular approach to honeybee venom allergy: implications for diagnosis and therapy
Session 7/2 Domingo Barber EXPO study. Component resolved epidemiological survey in Spain
Session 7/3 Kerstin Andersson Molecular analysis of IgE responses in plant food allergies across Europe
Selected abstract presentation To be announced

Lunch

Tuesday - April 24, 2007
Afternoon Session

Lecture Session 8 To be announced  
Session 8/1 Gianni Passalacqua SLIT: biodistribution and mechanisms of action
Session 8/2 Marek Jutel Grass allergen Immunotherapy
Session 8/3 Birgit Linhart Recombinant hybrid molecules  for diagnosis and treatment of grass pollen allergy
Selected abstract presentation To be announced


Poster Prize Award Cerimony
Closing Cerimony


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