EAACI 2016 – Submit your abstract!
The abstract submission for EAACI Congress 2016 is open! The Congress takes place from 11 – 15 June 2016 in Vienna. You can access the Online Programme which has been put together by the by the Scientific Programme Committee. Junior Members can also apply for a scholarship; click here for more information. Register and be part of the allergy highpoint of 2016! You can also watch the welcome video with the Congress Chair Barbara Bohle. We are looking forward to seeing you in Vienna for the allergy highpoint of 2016!
EAACI or EAAACI? Adding asthma to the name
One of the items of the EAACI constitution revision was the addition of the word "Asthma" in the EAACI name. Every week pros and cons are presented and this week Ulrich Wahn presents a pro “It is more than a political claim of our academy for leadership and professional expertise around pediatric and adult asthma, it also sends out a very important didactic message“. Hans-Uwe Simon presents a con: ““Allergy” and “Clinical Immunology” represent medical fields. In contrast, “asthma” is a disease and its pathogenesis involves both allergic and immunological mechanisms. Why should “asthma” as a clinical entity be mixed with medical fields?” Read more here.
60 years of excellence – on the road to allergy prevention and healthy living
Next year EAACI has the pleasure to celebrate its 60th birthday. Throughout the year several activities will be held to celebrate the achievements that the Academy has accomplished. As a teaser, a video including historical EAACI events has been published on Youtube. Click here to watch the video and get to know more about EAACI and our history! More information on the campaign will follow. Next year EAACI has the pleasure to celebrate its 60th birthday. Throughout the year several activities will be held to celebrate the achievements that the Academy has accomplished. As a teaser, a video including historical EAACI events has been published on Youtube. Click here to watch the video and get to know more about EAACI and our history! More information on the campaign will follow.
Welcome to DHM 2016
The 7th Drug Hypersensitivity Meeting (DHM) is taking place in Málaga, Spain, from April 21-23, 2016. During the meeting delegates will learn how to diagnose and to manage drug reactions, see the spectrum of diverse clinical presentations of hypersensitivity to drugs, get insights into the mechanisms of adverse drug reactions and much more. Submit your abstract and be part of the Scientific Programme. All JM abstract submitters can be selected for a Travel Grant of EUR 300.
Apply for the EAACI Fellowships
Remember to submit your application for the EAACI fellowships; the deadline is 31 December 2015. The EAACI Research Fellowship fosters the exchange of knowledge and implementation of new techniques throughout European laboratories. The EAACI Clinical Fellowship promotes specialised clinical training for EAACI members in training. Clinicians in their early career will be given priority. The Clemens von Pirquet Foundation Fellowship encourages innovation on pediatric allergy research.
Alergy School on AIT - Abstract submission is open
Abstract submission for the Allergy School on Allergen Immunotherapy (AIT), taking place in Rungstedgaard near Copenhagen, Denmark, 7 – 9 April 2016 is now open. The aim of the Allergy School is to give a comprehensive overview of AIT from the view of current science as well as practicability of AIT in daily working routine. An insight into allergen extracts, different application forms, and much more will be provided. Remember that Junior Members benefit from a reduced fee at all EAACI Allergy Schools.