EAACI 2016 – Submit your abstract!
The abstract submission for EAACI Congress 2016 is open until January 10, 2016! 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! Have you ever wondered what the Congress topic "Waltzing with Allergens" means? Watch the welcome video with Congress Chair Barbara Bohle and find out more. 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 Isabel Skypala presents a pro “We should promote the role of allergy in asthma, and ourselves as the organisation uniquely placed to do this; adding the word asthma to the title of our organisation makes a statement about our specialist remit for asthma, allergy and immunology.” The Dermatology Section describes four reasons why asthma should not be included in the name of EAACI. Read more here.
60 years of excellence – on the road to allergy prevention and healthy living
To celebrate its 60 years of existence, EAACI will roll-out a campaign to promote allergy prevention and healthy living. The campaign aims to increase awareness of allergic diseases and asthma as being preventable and controllable and strengthen the allergy speciality. Throughout the year several activities will be held to reach the relevant stakeholders with these important key messages. 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.
Don't forget to sumbit your Abstract for DHM 2016
Submit your abstract by 15 January 2016 and be part of the Scientific Programme.The 7th Drug Hypersensitivity Meeting (DHM) is taking place in Málaga, Spain, from April 21-23, 2016. Researhcers, scientists and clinicians gathered at DHM will discuss new data on the mechanisms of drug hypersensitivity, distinct clinical features, new developments in diagnosis and management of these common dreaded reactions. All JM abstract submitters can be selected for a Travel Grant of EUR 300.
Thank you for attending ISMA 2015 -
The ISMA 2015 Chairs and EAACI would like to thank all participants who attended the meeting in Lisbon. We hope it was a productive and enjoyable experience. More than 300 delegates from 37 countries participated in ISMA 2015, which offered a scientific programme with 27 faculty across a total of 9 scientific sessions and 1 poster session. A total of 91 abstracts were presented, 73 Posters, 6 Clinical Cases, 12 Oral Presentations which all covered a wide spectrum of Molecular Allergology. We are already working on ISMA 2017, so stay tuned!
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.