V SYMPOSIUM ON SCHISTOSOMIASIS

Centro de Pesquisas Goncalo Muniz fiocruz at UFBA.BR
Thu May 18 15:42:33 EST 1995


		V INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON SCHISTOSOMIASIS
                    BAHIA - BRAZIL - OCTOBER 10-13, 1995

It is with great satisfation that we invite you to particepe at the V
International Symposium on Schistosomiasis which will be held from October
10 to 13, 1995, in Salvador-Bahia, Brazil.

This event will be sponsored by the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation fron the
Brazilian Ministry of Health, and coordinated by the Centro de Pesquisas 
Goncalo Moniz ( a WHO Collaborating Center in Schistosomiasis).

We are inviting colleagues of all Brazilian states in order to exchange 
experienceon epydemiology and control of schistosomiasis, as well as in 
the clinical, therapeutic, immunology, biochemistry, molecular biology 
areas and some others. The meeting will consist of conferences, round 
tables, selected papers, posters and oral communications.

We hope to have the honor of your participation so that we can 
collaborate together solving the serious problems posed by this endemic 
disease which attacks more than two hundred million people in the world.

Mitermayer Reis,M.D.
President

PROGRAM OUTLINE:
Official languages: Portuguese and English. Simultaneous translation will 
be available.

CONFERENCES:

	1.Progress Towarrds a vaccine against Schistosomiasis. 
	  Donald Harn; havard Univ.- USA.
	2.Cytokines : Role in immunoregulation and immunopathology. 
	  Allan Sher; LPD-NIAID - USA.
	3.Impact of Brazilian research on the knowledge of schistosomiasis.
          Aluizio Prata, Univ. do Triangulo Mineiro - Brazil.

ROUND TABLES

1 - Immunoregulation in human schistosomiasis.
2 - Immunoregulation in experimental schistosomiasis.
3 - Host factor of susceptibility and resistence.
4 - Recent contributions to human and experimental pathology in 
    schistosomiasis.
5 - Advances in clinical research on schistosomiasis.
6 - Recent advances in the molecular biology of schistosomiasis.
7 - Control of schistosomiasis.
8 - Role oh the WHO collaborating centers.

MORE INFORMATION:
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  Dr. Mitermayer Galvao dos Reis
  Centro de Pesquisas Goncalo Moniz - FIOCRUZ
  Rua Waldemar Falcao, 121, Brotas
  Salvador - Bahia - Brazil
  Tel.:(071)359-4320        FAX:(071)359-4295 
  E-mail: fiocruz at ufba.br 
  40.295-001          Salvador,Bahia - Brasil
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