05 August 2014

Do not miss the WISC 2014 Plenary Sessions on Immunotherapy

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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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