Date: August, 19-23 2004
Main theme: Aerobiology and Environment
Organised by: SPAIC (Portuguese Society of Allergology and Clinical Immunology)
Local Organization: Rosado Pinto (coordinator), Ana Todo-Bom (SPAIC President), Luís Delgado (EAACI member) Carlos Nunes (SPAIC treasurer), Drummond Borges (ImmunoAllergology-Madeira Hospital) Rita Câmara (ImmunoAllergology-Madeira Hospital), Irene Câmara ( Madeira University)
The first EAACI Summer School was held in Madeira Funchal, Portugal from 19th to 23rd August, 2004, hosted by the Portugeuse Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (SPAIC). The main theme of the course was "Aerobiology and Environment", aiming to explore different aspects on this high of importance scientific era. The daily agenda involved Lectures and Poster Discussions on pollen and respiratory allergy as well as issues on urban air pollution and more. In addition to the lectures, the students had the opportunity to attend a Workshop on medical education. The Practical Sessions included guided visits to the Botanical Garden and the Natural World Laurel Forest of Madeira.
* The Abstracts of the Course are now available here (2.5 MB)!
* Click here to view the Photo Album from the Course!
Special Thanks to the Portuguese Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology for providing us with the material from the course.