The world's leading researchers in clinical immunology to gather for FOCIS 2005


May 12-16, 2005, Boston

The world's leading researchers in clinical immunology will gather in Boston, May 12-16, 2005, for the 5th Annual Meeting of the Federation of Clinical Immunology Societies (FOCIS 2005). FOCIS 2005 will serve as a forum for scientists and practitioners from around the world to meet and discuss a cross-disciplinary approach in the latest advancements in immune-mediated diseases.

Topics that will be touched upon:

  • Advances in clinical immunology in five thematic areas
  • Antibodies in disease pathogenesies of lung allograft rejection
  • Genetics of immune mediated diseases & transplantation
  • Mast cell, eosinophilis, allergic reactions
  • Advances in rheumatoid arthritis research
  • Emerging laboratory methods
  • Antigen specific control of the immune system
  • Gene therapy
  • Susceptibility gene for allergy and asthma

Members of the media may register without charge and have complete access to the educational sessions occurring at the 2005 Annual Meeting. A press room with interview space, computers, modem lines, telephone and fax services will be available upon request.

To download a FOCIS 2005 preliminary program and registration materials, visit or contact Gail Bast, FOCIS Executive Driector, at (414) 276-3349.

Source: Eurekalert & others

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