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Lyme Borreliosis 2019

The Institute of Immunology, Olomouc University Hospital and the Institute of Immunology, the Faculty of Medicine, Palacký University Olomouc cordially invite you to the international conference on 

Lyme Borreliosis

Date: 15 May 2019. 9 a.m.
Venue: Clarion Congress Hotel Olomouc, Jeremenkova 36, Olomouc

ORGANIZER:
Institute of Immunology of the Olomouc University Hospital
Institute of Immunology of the Medical Faculty, Palacký University Olomouc

EXPERT GUARANTOR:

  • prof. MUDr. Mgr. Milan Raška, Ph.D., Head of the Institute of Immunology of the Olomouc University Hospital and the Faculty of Medicine, Palacký University Olomouc
  • prof. MUDr. Evžen Weigl, CSc., Institute of Immunology of the Olomouc University Hospital and the Medical Faculty, Palacký University Olomouc 

"Lyme Borreliosis 2019" is the fifth conference on this subject held in Olomouc. It will be an international meeting, with the accent on clinical, etiological and immunological aspects of Lyme borreliosis. Subjects of "post treatment syndrome", recurrent borrelia infections, pathogenic effect of unusual morphological forms of the microorganism and the general view of the ethiopathogenetic connection between an autoimmune disease and the infection as a potential initiator in pre-disposed individuals will also be discussed.

Among our special guests will be, for example, Dr. Eugene Shapiro from Yale Univeristy, Dr. John Nathanial Aucott from Johns Hopkins Lyme Disease Clinical Research Center and others.

The education event is organized under the Professional Regulation of the Czech Medical Chamber No. 16. The Conference is organized with a financial contribution of the Research, Development, Education Operational Program mediated by the Centre for Recombinant Biotechnologies and Immunotherapeutics project, Reg. No.: CZ.02.1.01/0.0/0.0/16_025/0007397

REGISTRATION

Deadline for abstract submission for poster/oral presentation: April 5th 2019. Confirmation of acceptance and decision about selection for poster or oral presentation will be sent to submitting author before April 15th 2019.

Please send the abstract to e-mail address: e.weigl@upol.cz.

FORMAT for abstract:

  • Title no longer than 165 characters including spaces
  • Authors (underline the name of presenting author)
  • Author's affiliation
  • Text body: max. 300 words
  • The presenting author must submit the abstract
  • Abstracts must be submitted in English

PhD students with active presentation (presenting authors) are eligible to register free of charge.

Registration form fill HERE, please.

Conference participation fee: CZK 1,000

PhD students are eligible for 50% registration discount. PhD students with active presentation (presenting authors) are eligible to register free of charge.

Date: 15 May 2019. 9 a.m.
Venue: Clarion Congress Hotel Olomouc, Jeremenkova 36, Olomouc

Programme:

  • 09.00 – 09.30 REGISTRATION, COFFEE BREAK
  • 09.30 – 09.35 Opening ceremony prof. MUDr. Mgr. Milan Raška, Ph.D.
  • 09.35 – 10.35 No evidence of B. burgdorferi persistence in humans after conventional treatment with antimicrobials. What could be explanation of persistent symptoms? Eugene Shapiro, M.D., Professor of Pediatrics and Epidemiology (Yale New Haven Children‘s Hospital, New Haven, Connecticut, USA)
  • 10.35 – 11.35 B cell response involvement in resolution of Lyme Disease John Aucott, M.D. Associate Professor of Medicine (Johns Hopkins Rheumatology Lyme Disease Research Center, Baltimore, Maryland, USA)
  • 11.35 – 12.00 DISCUSSION
  • 12.00 – 13.00 LUNCH BREAK
  • 13.00 – 13.40 Vitality of atypical and persistent forms of Lyme disease spirochets MSc. Natasha Rudenko, Ph.D. (Institute of Parositology, Biology centre CAS)
  • 13.40 – 14.00 Possible role of autoimmune mechanisms in the pathogenesis of post-treatment Lyme disease syndrome Mgr. Michal Křupka, Ph.D. (Institute of Immunology of the Medical Faculty, Palacký University Olomouc and the Olomouc University Hospital)
  • 14.00 – 14.20 Borrelia - a stealth pathogen Bc. Tereza Pospíšilová (Biology Centre, ASCR, v.v.i.Institute of Parasitology, České Budějovice)

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