PROGRAM THEMES

The program will share and enhance knowledge about the latest advancements in inflammation research, its challenges and opportunities, collaborations and advancements. The WCI2019 Congress will focus on three main themes:

Theme 1: New therapeutic targets in inflammation

  • Ageing – inflammaging
  • Biomarkers
  • Emerging therapeutics and clinical trials
  • Immunotherapy
  • Infectious diseases
  • New anti-TNF/IL-1 strategies
  • New challenges for human health
  • Pain

Theme 2: Mechanisms of inflammation (initiation, resolution & signalling pathways)

  • Cell metabolism
  • Cell trafficking
  • Epigenetic control of inflammation
  • Immunological control of inflammation
  • Leukocyte biology
  • Pattern recognition receptors
  • Regulation & resolution

Theme 3: Organ-specific inflammation

  • Dermatological diseases
  • Fibrosis
  • Gastrointestinal diseases
  • Genetics of susceptibility and responses
  • Metabolic diseases
  • Microbiota
  • Neuroinflammation
  • Respiratory disease
  • Rheumatological diseases
  • Vascular determinants of inflammation