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Do not miss the WISC Plenary Sessions on Immunotherapy

Do not miss the WISC 2014 Plenary Sessions on Immunotherapy

Missed the Abstract Submission Deadline? You still have time to be part of the Scientific Program; Late-Breaking Abstract Submission opens 18 August 2014.

Register today for WISC 2014 and attend cutting-edge sessions.

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Plenary Session: Immunotherapy and Immunological Aspects of Allergic Disease
Sunday, 7 December 2014

08:00 - 09:30

Biologic Basis of the Allergic Response
Bruce Bochner (United States)
Recent Publication: Antiallergic effect of anti-Siglec-F through reduction of eosinophilic inflammation in murine allergic rhinitis.


Overview of Allergen Immunotherapy and Tolerance
Mübeccel Akdis (Switzerland)
Recent Publication: Immune regulation by intralymphatic immunotherapy with modular allergen translocation MAT vaccine


Mechanisms of Sublingual Immunotherapy
Giovanni Passalacqua (Italy)
Recent Publication: Ranking in importance of allergen extract characteristics for sublingual immunotherapy by Italian specialists.


Plenary Session: Clinical Aspects of Sublingual Immunotherapy and Subcutaneous Immunotherapy
Sunday, 7 December 2014

10:30 – 12:00

Subcutaneous Immunotherapy
Stephen Durham (United Kingdom)
Recent Publication: SQ-standardized sublingual grass immunotherapy: confirmation of disease modification 2 years after 3 years of treatment in a randomized trial.


Novel Approaches to Immunotherapy
Mark Larché (Canada)
Recent Publication: New directions in immunotherapy.


Sublingual Immunotherapy
G. Walter Canonica (Italy)
Recent Publication: Standardized quality (SQ) house dust mite sublingual immunotherapy tablet (ALK) reduces inhaled corticosteroid use while maintaining asthma control: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.


Plenary presentations will set the stage with context and background through overviews and literature reviews to define unmet needs.

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