Belfast 2012

Organized by:

Madeleine Ennis

Joint meeting with:

COST Action BM0806 ‘Recent advances in histamine receptor H4R research’

GB West Memorial Lecture:

Interactions between mast cells and structural airway cells in the pathogenesis of asthma
Peter Bradding (UK)

Plenary Lectures:

Histamine H4 receptor – ligand, binding and activation
Holger Stark (Germany)

H4R and neuroinflammation: insights from mouse experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis
Beatrice Passani (Italy)

Late signaling events for histamine release by mast cells
Ulrich Blank ( France)

Eicosanoids – performing lipidiomics on activated mast cells
Gunnar P. Nilsson (Sweden)

The allergic effector unit: mast cells – eosinophils interactions regulate the allergic response
Francesca Levi-Schaffer (Israel)

Round Table Discussion:

What’s new in H4 research?

Moderated by:

Rob Thurmond (USA)

Elena Rivera (Argentina)

Paul Chazot (UK)

Ralph Gutzmer (Germany)

Holger Stark (Germany)


Honorary membership of the Society awarded to:

Zsuzsanna Huszti (oration by Anita Sydbom)
Helmut L Haas (oration by Patrizio Blandina)