Academy of Autoimmunity

Academy of Autoimmunity

Academy of Autoimmunity

Date: 17 May 2024

Time: 12:15 – 17:15


Autoimmunity Academy Session will take place on Friday, 17 May 2024 and is part of the official scientific program of the 14th International Congress on Autoimmunity in Ljubljana.

The Autoimmunity Academy Session will be led by leading experts and will provide you with a better understanding of the mechanism of autoimmune diseases. The lecturers will present novel approaches of treatment through theoretical knowledge, practical examples and real-life scenarios.

Here is an overview of the topics that will be covered during the Academy Session:

12:15 – 12:45 Autoimmunity vs autoinflammation: same or different? Zoltán Szekanecz, Hungary
12:45 – 13:15 Regulatory T cells and Autoimmunity. Mitesh Dwivedi, India
13:15 – 13:45 The significance of cytokines in autoimmune diseases. Dimitrios Bogdanos, Greece
13:45 – 14:00 Short Break
14:00 – 14:30 Primary biliary cholangitis (PBC)-a classical autoimmune disease. Zigmond Ehud, Israel
14:30 – 15:00 Thyroid autoimmunity in other autoimmune diseases. Alessandro Antonelli, Italy
15:00 – 15:15 Short Break
15:15 – 15:45 Comorbidities in autoimmune diseases – state of the art. Lessons learnt from big data analyses. Amital Howard, Israel
15:45 – 16:15 IVIG as pancea in autoimmune diseases. Maria Giovanna Danieli, Italy
16:15 – 16:45 Skin Autoimmune Diseases Razzaque Ahmed, USA
16:45 – 17:15 Prediction in Autoimmunity Luis E. Andrade, Brazil


Registration: To register for the Academy of Autoimmunity, please visit the registration page. The cost of participation is 100 Euro. Please note that seats are limited, registration is on a first come first served basis. In case of questions, please contact