IEC Symposium at the 2017 EADV Congress – Palexpo, Geneva
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Category: IEC Events (for everyone)

Palexpo, Lecture Room 4

Please join the IEC for a special session on Pruritus, Neuroinflammation and Therapeutic Strategies at the 26th Congress of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology.


9:00 – 9:20 AM

Welcome and Overview
Thomas Luger, MD, Muenster, Germany

9:20 – 9:50 AM

Pathomechanisms of itch related to systemic and skin disease
Martin Steinhoff, MD, PhD

9:50– 10:20 AM

Neurogenic inflammation, G-protein coupled receptors and itch
Ethan Lerner, MD, PhD

10:20 – 10:50 AM

Therapeutic approaches to itch
Sonja Ständer, MD

10:50 – 11:05 AM


11:05 – 11:35 AM

Pathomechanisms and Clinical Trials involving the “itch associated” IL-31 cytokine in atopic eczema
Kenji Kabashima, MD, PhD

11:35 AM – 12:00 PM

Reduction of Itch and atopic eczema severity with other Th2 targeting strategies (IL-4R/dupilumab and IL-13 antagonism)
Diamant Thaci, MD

12:00 – 12:30 PM

Panel Discussion

12:30 – 12:45 PM

Closing Comments
Nick J. Reynolds, BSc, MBBS, MD, FRCP