Heineken-Masterclass by prof. dr. Ralph Steinman: Current topics in biology and medical application of dendritic cells

20 September 2010 from 14:30 to 18:00 hrs
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Scientific programme:

14.30 Session 1 Current topics in the biology of dendritic cells<br/><br/>M. Haks: 'Important signals for expansion, differentiation and survival of CD8+ cytotoxic T lymphocytes'<br/>S. Mangsbo: 'Specific antibodies promote priming of naïve CD4 and CD8 T cells via Fc receptors on DC'<br/>S. Khan: 'Enhanced vaccination results by TLR ligand-peptide conjugates'<br/>R. Steinman: 'Discussion and current issues in dendritic cell biology' <br/><br/>16.00 Tea pause<br/><br/>16.30 Session 2 Current topics in medical application of dendritic cells<br/><br/>M. Welters: 'Success or failure of vaccination for HPV16-positive vulvar lesions correlates with the nature of induced T cell responses'<br/>M. Herbert-Fransen: 'Effective anti-tumor therapy without toxicity via local slow delivery of agonistic CD40 antibody' <br/>R. Steinman: 'Discussion and current issues in medical applications of dendritic cells'<br/><br/>18.00 Drinks