4 / New Trends In Classification, Monitoring and Management of Autoimmune Diseases

15 – 16 October 2005        Send to printer


Conference organizers

Victor Blaton, Ghent University, Belgium
Elizabeta Topić, Croatia Society of Medical Biochemists, Croatia


Conference description:

BASIC CONCEPTS Saturday: 900-1130New aspects on the immunopathogenesis of autoimmune disease (Harald Renz, DE)Genetics of autoimmune disease (Prof. Manfred Herold, AT) Break Autoimmune aspects of pregnancy and infertility (Dr. Wilhelm H. Schmitt, DE)Apoptosis and Autoimmunity (Prof. Borut Bozic, prof. Rozman Blaz, SI) NEW APPROACH TO DIAGNOSISSaturday: 1400-1700Laboratory standards in the diagnosis and therapy monitoring of autoimmune disease:Celiac disease (Xavier Bossuyt, BE) Rheumatoid arthritis (Mr.sc. Andrea Tesija-Kuna, HR) Vasculitis (Prof. Branko Malenica, HR) Break Multiple sclerosis (Prof. Vesna Brinar HR) SLE - diagnostic dilemmas (Prof. Sandor Sipka, HU) EVIDENCE BASED DIAGNOSIS AND QUALITY ASSURANCE Sunday: 0830-1200Quality assurance and organization of autoantibody laboratory (Dr. Tanja Kveder, prof Borut Bozic, SI) Statistical management on autoimmune diseases data (Prof. Mladen Petrovecki, HR) Break Guidelines of ANA testing (Prof Alan Wiik, DK) Therapeutic potential in autoimmune disease Dr. Dubravka Bosnic HR) Seminars


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