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Annual Conference 2016 - Romanian Society of Allergology and Clinical Immunology

Advances in Allergology Interdisciplinary approaches 

13-15 May 2016 - Hotel CARO, Bucharest

The complete Conference Program can be accessed here.

Excerpts from the conference program

Friday, May 13 - Preconference programme

SORESCU Hall, 5th floor

Hereditary angioedema practice oriented workshop

08.30 – 10.20: Global and regional development of hereditary angioedema (HAE) management

Chairpersons: Dumitru MOLDOVAN, Henriette FARKAS, Marco CICARDI

Dumitru MOLDOVAN: Introduction

Peter J. SPÄETH: Concise overview of Hereditary Angioedema Knowledge Progress

Timothy CRAIG: Treatment Guidelines for Hereditary Angioedema

Hereditary Angioedema and Primary Immunodeficiency Conference: East meets West

The 102nd J Project meeting  


24-26 April 2014


Dental Medicine Faculty
University of Medicine and Pharmacy
Tirgu-Mures, Romania

From genetics, through international research, to national treatment guidelines and public health services in hereditary angioedema. Quo vadis Romania? Workshop - Tîrgu Mureş, Romania 2012

The workshop brought togheter hereditary angioedema (HAE) experts from Europe, Israel and South Africa, profesionals and residents from various specialties, doctoral student and medical students from Tîrgu Mureş and other Romanian medical Universities. The goal of the workshop was to diseminate up to date research knowledge in molecular genetics, pharmaceutics and health service management and organisation in the field of HAE. In order to expand the interdisciplinary cooperation, we have invited speakers from the Romanian Ministry of Health, from the National Aliance for Rare Diseases, SMURD (Mobile Emergency Service for Resuscitation and Extrication), specialists in genetics and laboratory medicine. Based on the keyspekers experience, we edited a National Guideline for Diagnostic and Treatment of HAE, as a preparatory step before the aproval of a National Program intended to reach the orphan patients of the Romanian health care system. Click here to see the image gallery.

HAE Global Conference - 2012

The 2012 HAE Global Conference Copenhagen, Denmark, 17 - 20 May 2012, was organized by the International Patient Organization for C1 Inhibitor Deficiencies (HAEi). The conference was the first true global conference for HAE patients, care givers, health care professionals and industry representatives conducted and driven by the patient community through HAEi. The theme of the conference was "Advocacy & Access".

The European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology Congress 2012

The European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology Congress 2012 took place in Geneva, Switzerland, 16 - 20 June 2012. The theme of the Congress, “At the Crossroads of Research, Practice and Education”, emphasised Geneva’s specificities and contributed to excellent scientific exchanges between all participants: faculty members, delegates and exhibitors. The Local Organising Committee, which included members of all major Swiss allergy centers, as well as the EAACI Scientific Committee under the lead of Lars K. Poulsen, has established a programme that met the expectations of researchers, practicing allergists, as well as educators.

The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology - Anual Meeting 2012

March 2-6, Orlando, FL, USA

The AAAAI represents allergists, asthma specialists, clinical immunologists, allied health professionals and others with a special interest in the research and treatment of allergic and immunologic diseases. Established in 1943, the AAAAI has nearly 6,500 members in the United States, Canada and 60 other
countries. This year’s Presidential Plenary, Next Generation Science, offered a unique learning experience. This Plenary that took place on Saturday, March 3, showcased outstanding research findings from young researchers in allergy and immunology. On Saturday, the keynote entitled Hard Knocks: Communicating Science to the Public was presented by Dr. Paul Offit. Dr. Offit, co-inventor of the rotavirus vaccine, and internationally known for his efforts to correct public misconceptions relating immunizations to autism.

Ruconest – the first recombinant C1 inhibitor for the treatment of HAE attacks

The European Commisioin has granted Pharming Marketing Authorization for its lead product Ruconest for the treatment of acute attacks of Hereditary Angioedema. Ruconest is now approved for use in the 27 EU countries including Romania, plus Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein. Patients suffering from HAE experience unpredictable, painful and debilitating attacks, due to reduced levels of C1 inhibitor, resulting in intense swelling of parts of the body (for example, face, throat, abdomen) which can last up to five days if left untreated.

The 22nd World Allergy Congress, Cancun, Mexico 2011

World allergy congress MexicoThe 22nd World Allergy Congress is the biennial scientific meeting of the World Allergy Organization (WAO) which will take place in Cancun, Mexico, 4-8 December 2011. As a global alliance of national and regional allergy, asthma and clinical immunology societies, WAO proudly partners with its member societies to host its biennial Congress. In 2011, WAO and its World Allergy Congress will also be host to the annual meetings of the Mexican College of Pediatricians Specialized in Allergy and Clinical Immunology (COMPEDIA) and the Mexican College of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (CMICA).

The 30th Annual Congress of EAACI, Istambul, June 2011

Istambul allergology CongressThe EAACI Congress 2011 will be held in Istanbul 11 - 15 June 2011. A highly interesting Scientific Programme has been developed by the Scientific Programme Committee and the Local Organising Committee, according to the proposals of many EAACI members.

The 2nd Congress of the Romanian Allergology and Clinical Imunology Society, Cluj, Romania 2011

The 2nd Congress of the Romanian Allergology and Clinical Imunology Society will be held between 6-8th May 2011, in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. The Congress is organized under the patronage of the Romanian Allergology and Clinical Imunology Society.

Venue of the Congress: City Plaza Hotel, Str. Sindicatelor nr. 9-11, Cluj-Napoca, Romania.