46th Annual Scientific Meeting of the
European Society for Clinical Investigation

Budapest, Hungary
22 – 24 March 2012

Congress venue: Danubius Health Spa Resort Margitsziget

Programme at a glance

Programme book

I Plenary Lectures

  • Thursday 22 March, 10.30 – 11.15
    Function of nod-like receptors in immunity and disease
    Gabriel Nunez (University of Michigan, USA)
  • Thursday 22 March, 14.00 – 14.45
    Epigenetics in autoimmunity
    Steffen Gay (University of Zürich, Switzerland)
  • Friday 23 March, 10.30 – 11.15
    Lecture ESCI Award winner Basic/Translational Research
    Leukocyte extravasation in inflammation
    Triantafyllos Chavakis (Dresden, Germany)
  • Friday 23 March, 14.00 – 14.45
    Lecture awardee 2012 Albert Struyvenberg Medal
    Systems biology and the stress response: from Pythagoras and the Epicureans to modern medicine
    George Chrousos (Athens, Greece)
  • Saturday 24 March, 10.30 – 11.15
    Genetic basis of neuroendocrine tumors
    Hartmut Neumann (University of Freiburg, Germany)

II Workshops

  1. Phagocyte Biology
    Organizers: Attila Mócsai And Erzsébet Ligeti
  2. Endocrinology and metabolism
    Organizers: László Hunyady, Attila Patócs and Károly Rácz
  3. Rheumatology and autoimmunity
    Organizer:György Nagy
  4. Mitochondria in health and disease
    Organizers: Paulo Oliveira and Mariusz Wieckowski
  5. Lifestyles in health and disease
    Organizers: P. Portincasa and G. Palasciano

III Subspecialty Poster Sessions

  • Cardiovascular medicine
  • Gastroenterology and hepatology
  • Haematology, thrombosis and haemostasis
  • Immunology and inflammation biology
  • Lipidology
  • Nephrology and hypertension
  • Neurology and neurobiology
  • Oncology and tumor biology
  • Respiratory Medicine
  • Transplantation biology

Poster viewing will be possible during coffee breaks and at lunchtime from Thursday 22 March until Saturday 24 March.

Poster Awards: the three best posters (including workshop posters) will be awarded the Poster Award 2012 to the amount of Euro 250 per poster.