Webinar – Mihai Netea – Trained immunity and BCG vaccination: a tool against COVID-19

Monday 18th May 2020 at Online Webinar

 

 

 

 

 

 

What do we know about the adaptive characteristics of innate immune responses? Does BCG induce long-term changes in innate immune cells? What are the non-specific effects of BCG vaccination on other infections? Can the BCG-induced trained immunity be harnessed against COVID-19?

About the presenter:

Mihai Netea was born and studied medicine in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. He completed his PhD at the Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands, on studies investigating the cytokine network in sepsis. After working as a post-doc at the University of Colorado, he returned to Nijmegen where he finished his clinical training as an infectious diseases specialist, and where he currently heads the division of Experimental Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Nijmegen University Nijmegen Medical Center. He is mainly interested in understanding the factors influencing variability of human immune responses, the biology of sepsis and immunoparalysis in bacterial and fungal infections, and the study of the memory traits of innate immunity. He is the recipient of the Spinoza Prize 2016 and an ERC Advanced grant in 2019, and member of the Netherlands Royal Academy of Science (KNAW).

The webinar will be moderated by Faith Osier, President of IUIS.

Register to join the webinar: https://iuis.org/webinars/


Event Details


Upcoming Events

Webinar – Yasmine Belkaid – Microbiome control of host immunity

Monday 29th August 2022 at Online Webinar

Joint Meeting of the German Society of Immunology (DGfI) & the Austrian Society for Allergology & Immunology (ÖGAI)

Wednesday 7th September 2022 at Hannover Medical School (MHH)Deutsche Gesellschaft für Immunologie, Austrian Society for Allergology & Immunology

Cytokines 2022: 10th Annual Meeting of the International Cytokine & Interferon Society

Tuesday 20th September 2022

6th Complement-based Drug Development Summit 2022

Tuesday 27th September 2022 at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Boston North Shore

16th International Symposium on Dendritic Cells 2022 (DC 2022)

Sunday 9th October 2022 at Pullman Cairns International

20th Biennial Meeting of The European Society for Immunodeficiencies

Wednesday 12th October 2022 at Mässans Gata

The 73rd American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS) 2022 National Meeting

Sunday 23rd October 2022 at Kentucky International Convention Center

Leukocytes on the Wave for Translating Medicine: 55th Annual Meeting of the Society for Leukocyte Biology

Wednesday 26th October 2022

The Korean Association of Immunologists (KAI) International Meeting 2022

Thursday 3rd November 2022 at Songdo Convensia Convention Center