May 15-18, 2019

International Cultural Centre
Kraków, Poland

Welcome to Kraków!

Please join us for the 48th meeting of the European Histamine Research Society in Kraków,
the city of polish Kings and former capital.

The meeting will begin with a welcome reception on Wednesday evening May 15 and will end with a Gala dinner on Saturday, May 18. We believe that this scientific event will provide high-level lectures, communications and poster presentations held by histamine experts. We also hope the Meeting will also be a good opportunity to broaden your knowledge, establish new scientific cooperation and meet colleagues personally.

Besides the Science, we encourage you to enjoy the charm of Kraków in your free time.


The conference will take place in International Cultural Centre. Located in the heart of historical city center placed on the UNESCO World Heritage List .


    • Pain, neuropathic pain
    • Pruritus, urticaria, allergy, asthma and food allergy
    • Multitarget, multifunctional approaches for complex diseases
    • Around histamine, development of new biologically active compounds
    • Histamine in gastrointestinal tract
    • Inflammation and postinflammatory hypersensitivity
    • Histamine production by commensal bacteria


Registration will be open from December 1,  2018

In order to register, please complete the following:
1. Complete the registration form: TBA
2. Pay your registration fee using bank transfer (details TBA)
Registration fees:
(before / after January 31, 2019)

      • EHRS members 400€ / 500€
      • PhD students 300€ / 350€
      • Industry 500€ / 600€
      • Accompanying person 250€


Please send your abstract as an e-mail attachment to

The subject of the message should begin with ‘Abstract’ followed by the surname of the participant.

Click on abstract form (available after December 1, 2018)

Abstracts should be written in English. Type the text in single-line spacing using Times New Roman font, 11 points.
The file should be in MS Word format and the file name should contain the presenting author’s family name.
If there is more than one abstract from the same author, the name of the author should be followed by a corresponding number.
Please indicate whether you prefer oral or poster presentation.
The Scientific Committee will make the final decision on the form of the presentation.



Young Investigator Award (more information & application terms TBA)

All pre-doctoral students and MD and post doctoral trainees with no more than 3 years post-doctoral
research training are eligible for these prestigious awards of the EHRS.





Please keep in mind, that Kraków is Poland’s most visited tourist city, therefore book Your accomodation at the earliest.
For accomodation purposes, Organising Comittee recommends Jagiellonian University Guesthouses (located in the Old City) mentioned below. For participants, lower booking prices are provided – please book via provided e-mail addresses, with “EHRS 2019” as a mail title. Offer is valid until the dates indicated in brackets.

Stanisław Pigon Visiting Profesors’ House (, 15.03.2019)

Florianska Guesthouse (, 10.04.2019)

External hotels
There are a number of hotels situated in a walking distance from conference venue. A selection of hotels is listed below
Radisson Blu Hotel Kraków *****
Holiday Inn Kraków *****
Queen Hotel Kraków ****
Andels Kraków ****
Hotel Mercure Kraków ****
Metropolis Design Kraków ****
Hotel Kossak Kraków ****
Novotel Kraków Centrum ****
Ibis Kraków Stare Miasto ***
Ibis Kraków Centrum ***

Budget Accommodation
There are even more hostels in a walking distance to the venue, if you want to stay at lower budget. A selection of hostels could be find here:

Travel information will follow shortly



Scientific Comittee

Paul Chazot (Durham University, United Kingdom)
Madeleine Ennis (Queen’s University Belfast, United Kingdom)
Wiesława Agnieszka Fogel (Medical University of Lodz, Poland)
Hiroyuki Fukui (Tokushima University, Japan)
Katarzyna Kiec-Kononowicz (Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Poland)
Pertti Panula (University of Helsinki, Finland)
Maria Beatrice Passani (University of Florence, Italy)
Holger Stark (Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf, Germany)
Katerina Tilligada (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece)

Local Organization Team

Prof. Katarzyna Kieć-Kononowicz
Prof. Barbara Malawska
Marek Grosicki
Jadwiga Handzlik
Kamil Kuder
Gniewomir Latacz
Dorota Łażewska
Agnieszka Olejarz-Maciej
Katarzyna Szczepańska
Ewa Szymańska
Małgorzata Więcek
Michał Załuski