26th ANNUAL HENRY KUNKEL SOCIETY MEETING IN PARTNERSHIP WITH

THE JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL MEDICINE

 

Date: Thursday April 12th through Saturday April 14th, 2018

Location: Institut Imagine, Necker Hospital for Sick Children in Paris, France

Meeting Chair: Yanick Crow, Paris Descartes University & Necker Hospital for Sick Children, Paris, France  

Theme: Fundamental and clinical insights from the study of monogenic auto-inflammation and auto-immunity in humans

Keynote Speaker: Michael LenardoNational Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH, Bethesda, MD, USA

We are thrilled to announce that the 2018 Kunkel Lecture will be given by Michael Lenardo, MD, head of the Laboratory of Immunology at the National Institutes of Health. He has discovered the molecular, cellular, and immunological basis of a variety of monogenic forms of infectious, auto-immune, and malignant diseases.

We have built an exciting program featuring exceptional speakers, many of whom are members of the society. Confirmed speakers include:

Mark Anderson, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA 
Dusan Bogunovic, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, USA 
Marina Botto, Imperial College London, London, UK 
Yanick Crow, Necker Hospital for Sick Children, Paris, France
Carola Garcia de Vinuesa, Australian National University College of Medicine, Canberra, Australia
Raphaela Goldbach-Mansky, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH, Bethesda, MD, USA 
Christopher Goodnow, Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Sydney, Australia 
Adrian Hayday, King's College and The Francis Crick Institute, London, UK 
David Hunt, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK 
Sun Hur, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA 
Arthur Kaser, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK 
Dan Kastner, National Human Genome Research Institute, NIH, Bethesda, MD, USA
Kai Kisand, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia
Elke Kruger, Universitätsmedizin Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany 
Nicolas Manel, Institut Curie, Paris, France 
Shigekazu Nagata, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan 
Virginia Pascual, Gale and Ira Drukier Institute for Children’s Health, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY, USA 
Marco Prinz, University Medical Centre Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany 
Lluis Quintana-Murci, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France 
Boris Reizis, NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA 
Frédéric Rieux-Laucat, Institut Imagine, Paris, France 
Anthony Segal, University College London, London, UK 
Daniel Stetson, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA 

Additional news about the 2018 HKS Meeting in Paris, including the detailed program, will be available soon, and registration will open in the coming months. Meanwhile, please mark your calendars for this exceptional event.

We look forward to seeing you all at the 2018 HKS meeting in Paris.