COVID-19 and Implications for Type 2 Inflammatory Diseases

Expert Name
Prof. Georg Schett

Prof. Georg Schett is Chair of Internal Medicine 3 –Rheumatology and Immunology– at Friedrich-Alexander Universität (FAU) Erlangen-Nuremberg and Universitätsklinikum Erlangen in Germany. His scientific work focuses on creating a better understanding of the molecular basis of immune-inflammatory diseases with rapid translation into clinical practice. His research work lead to the understanding of the phenomenon of LE-cells in 2007. Prof. Schett…

Holistic View on Asthma

Expert Name
Prof. Zuzana Diamant

In the past 15 years, striking progress has been made in our understanding of the mechanisms underlying chronic inflammatory airway disease as well as the predisposing and interfering factors. These insights have resulted in a more holistic and personalised approach to the diagnosis and management of chronic inflammatory airway diseases including their comorbidities. At the annual congress of the European…

Insights into pathogenesis of AD define novel therapeutic targets

Novel insights into the pathogenesis of atopic dermatitis (AD) are leading to many new treatment options–both systemically and locally. Prof. Graham Ogg (Oxford University, United Kingdom) pointed out that AD pathogenesis is complex, encompassing both genetic and environmental risk factors [1]. In addition, different therapeutic targets might be required for different types of AD, e.g. acute vs chronic or Western…