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CHI symposium: The human immune system after perturbation and in disease

Tuesday, October 09, 2012 — Concurrent Symposia Session I

3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Kirschstein Auditorium


  • Neal Young, NHLBI


The speakers at the CHI symposium will report on detailed characterization of the normal human immune system before and after perturbation with vaccine, characterization of the immune system following reconstitution for treatment of severe anemias, a memory population with stem cell-like properties, and abnormalities caused by PLCG2 deletions.

Global dissection of human immune responses by utilizing natural human variations and vaccination
John Tsang, NIAID

Phenotypic analyses of immune reconstitution during engraftment or rejection following reduced-intensity conditioning and HLA-matched sibling BMT to treat severe congenital anemias
John Tisdale, NHLBI

PPAR-gamma in adipocytes plays a negative regulatory role in immune-mediated bone marrow failure FARE Award Winner
Kazuya Sato, NHLBI

A human memory T Cell subset with stem cell-like properties
Luca Gattinoni and Enrico Lugli, NIAID

Cold urticaria, immunodeficiency and autoimmunity related to PLCG2 deletions
Michael Ombrello, NHGRI

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