Upcoming Events and meetings
This EMCHD 2019 meeting represents a new edition of a very successful series of congresses in which the expanding role of complement in human disease and the excitement of novel diagnostic and therapeutic developments will be updated.
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Annual meetings of Complement UK serve two key purposes: to deliver a strong training element; and to foster collaborative research in specified areas.
This year’s event will focus on Complement Diagnostics and Therapeutics.
The first day is a teaching day focused on trainees, students and junior Post Docs. There will be introductory lectures on complement, followed by a choice of tutorials covering many aspects of basic complement biology and biochemistry, and the role of complement in disease. The symposium on the second day will expand on a specific research theme, which this year is the role of complement in diagnostics and therapeutics.
Following the tutorials, there will be a guest talk by Professor Sir Keith Peters.
*Registration for this meeting will open in September 2019*
This conference aims to bring together academic and industry scientists and clinical development experts who are focused on contemporary and emerging aspects of complement-mediated disease pathogenesis and the development of therapeutics that modulate this system in a beneficial manner. Topics discussed during the conference include: Molecular mechanisms and targets in complement-related diseases; Novel inhibitors & pipeline compounds; Haematological disorders; Organ & cell transplantation, I/R injury and chronic rejection; Kidney diseases; Neurological & ocular diseases; Acute and chronic inflammatory disorders; Infectious diseases & sepsis; Cancer; Informative complement biomarkers in therapeutic development; Novel and unexpected indications