EAACI Congress 2024

31 May - 03 June 2024 Valencia, Spain

EAACI Course on immunology update : selected topics in basic and translational immunology

Friday 31 May, 13:15 PM - 18:15 PM Valencia, Spain
Sevilla Postgraduate Courses


This course will provide a review of select basic immunology topics, with an emphasis on recent advances and issues that are relevant to the pathogenesis and treatment of immune-mediated diseases.

The course is designed for practicing clinicians, trainees, and individuals in biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies who are involved in the development of therapies for immunological diseases.

The goals of the course are to:

  • Understand the major advances in basic immunology that are most relevant to human diseases, and the unresolved issues and future challenges.
  • Discuss the fundamental mechanisms underlying immunologic diseases including autoimmune and allergic disorders.
  • Identify the basic principles underlying therapeutic modulation of the immune system, and the mechanisms of action of the major classes of immune modulators.
1. Introduction to the immune system
2. Innate immunity
3. Antigen presentation, T cell activation
4. CD4 T cell subsets
5. B cells and antibodies
6. Immune tolerance and regulaton