EAACI Congress 2016 highlights
Register to the EAACI Congress 2016, the biggest allergy congress in the world taking place from 11 – 15 June 2016 in Vienna. Among the Scientific Programme highlights is Plenary 1 “25 years of recombinant allergens: Pitfalls and benefits” and Symposium 37 “Specific diagnosis of allergy and allergic diseases”, discussing the contribution of recombinant allergens for the understanding, diagnosis and therapy of allergic disorders. Did you miss the abstract submission deadline? Keep in mind that the late-breaking abstract submission will be open from 1-15 March 2016.
Would you like to become a Mentor?
The JM Mentorship Programme is an initiative designed to promote the ongoing education of young physicians/scientists and enhance their capacity as professionals. For the full description of the programme, including the benefits and responsibilities, please visit the Juniors’ website. If you would like to volunteer to become a Mentor, please follow the link to indicate your availability and register your details by 14th February, 2016.
Week 5 in our 9-week video series: What the Experts have to say about Precision Medicine
Listen as experts from EAACI and 9 other scientific organizations talk about coming together to improve the suffering of over 150 million people in Europe (and save up to 55 billion Euro yearly in healthcare costs). This week, European Rhinology Society (ERS) President Wytske J. Fokkens talks about the prevalence of chronic upper airway diseases in Europe. View the video.
The application for the EAACI/UEMS Exam is open!
This year's Exam will take place prior to the EAACI Congress 2016, on Saturday 11 June from 11:00 to 14:00. The application will be open from 1 February - 1 April 2016. EAACI supports participants by access to various resources including a list of literature, exam sample questions, and an online self-assessment. Furthermore, UEMS offers additional financial support for eligible candidates. Learn more and access all the resources.
DHM 2016 – Scientific Highlights
Register to the 7th Drug Hypersensitivity Meeting, taking place in Malaga, Spain 21-23 April 2016. Among the scientific highlights are the plenaries on “Application of new concepts to understand how drug determinants interact with antibodies and immune cells” and “Lessons from drug hypersensitivity cohorts: translation into clinical practice”. Access the complete Scientific Programme. You can also watch the video by DHM Chair Maria Torres and find out what else you can learn at DHM
Upcoming Allergy Schools
The Allergy School on Allergen Immunotherapy (AIT) takes place in Rungstedgaard near Copenhagen, Denmark, from 7 - 9 April 2016. The aim of the Allergy School is to give a comprehensive overview of AIT from the view of current science and practicability in daily working routine. Also remember to register for the upcoming Drug Allergy in Children Allergy School, from 22 - 24 September 2016 in Belgrade, Serbia. The abstract submission opens 21 March 2016.