To further develop bridges between basic and clinical sciences and to establish a strong clinical immunology network within Europe, EFIS has organized a Symposium on regulatory B cells at the next EULAR Annual European Congress of Rheumatology, EULAR 2012 (Berlin, 6-9 June 2012)

EFIS SESSION on B regulatory cells

Thursday 7 June, 13:30 - 15:00

Chair: Sautès-Fridman Catherine, EFIS President, (France).

  • Thomas F. Tedder Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA. B10 cells and regulatory B cells during inflammation, autoimmunity and cancer
  • Claudia Mauri Center for Rheumatology research, London, UK. Regulation of autoimmunity by B regulatory cells
  • Simon Fillatreau Deutsches Rheuma-Forschungs Zentrum, Leibniz Institute, Berlin, Germany. Function of B regulatory cells during bacterial infections

Meet us @ EULAR 2012 and Win the EFIS Lottery!

In addition to this symposium, you can meet the EFIS organization at their booth in the ‘‘EULAR Village’’ and enter our lottery to win travel bursaries and free registrations for courses, congresses and more!

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