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Crafoord Days 2017

 

The Crafoord Days 2017 is celebrated in Stockholm and Lund from 16 to 18 May with Prize symposiums, Prize lectures and the Prize award ceremony in the presence of H.R.H Crown Princess Victoria and H.R.H Prince Daniel.

Full programme and abstracts will be published on this site later.

16 May

Prize Lecture

Venue:

Grand Auditorium, Lux, Helgonavägen 3, Lund

Time:


09:30-09:35

Welcome remarks


Klas Kärre, Chair of the Crafoord Prize Committee

09:35-09:45

Introduction of the Crafoord Prize Laureates


Åke Lernmark, Lund University, Sweden

09:45-10:15

Control of Immune Responses by Regulatory T Cells


Shimon Sakaguchi, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan

10:15-10:25

Questions from the auditorium


Moderated by Åke Lernmark, Lund University, Sweden

10:25-10:55

On the virtue of restraint


Alexander Rudensky, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA

10:55-11:05

Questions from the auditorium


Moderated by Åke Lernmark, Lund University, Sweden

11:05-11:35

Coffee

11:35-12:05

History of FoxP3 and implications for therapeutic intervention in disease


Fred Ramsdell, Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy, San Francisco, CA, USA

12:05-12:15

Questions from the auditorium


Moderated by Åke Lernmark, Lund University, Sweden

12:15-12:20

Concluding remarks


Klas Kärre, Chair of the Crafoord Prize Committee

12:20

Lunch


Lunch is served outside the lecture hall and is included for registered participants.




Open to the public and free of charge. Seating is limited. Registration is required (below) and must be made before 15 May 2017.




Online registration

 

 

17 May

Prize Symposium in Polyarthritis


The control of inflammation; regulatory T-cells in health and disease

Venue:

Beijer Hall, The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Lilla Frescativägen 4A Stockholm

Time:

 

08:30-09:00

Registration and coffee

09:00-09:05

Opening address

 

Göran K. Hansson, Secretary General, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

09:05-09:15

Introduction of the Crafoord Laureates

 

Klas Kärre, Chair, the Crafoord Prize Committee

09:15-10:00

Targeting transcriptional and epigenetic control of Treg cell development

 

Crafoord Laureate Shimon Sakaguchi, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan

10:00-10:45

History of FoxP3 and implications for therapeutic intervention in disease

 

Crafoord Laureate Fred Ramsdell, Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy, San Francisco, CA, USA

10:45-11:15

Coffee break

11:15-12:00

Regulatory T Cell Differentiation

 

Crafoord Laureate Alexander Rudensky, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA

12:00-13:00

Lunch

13:00-13:35

Unraveling central tolerance through multi-organ autoimmunity

 

Mark Anderson, Diabetes Center, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA

13:35-14:10

CTLA-4 and T regulatory cells in autoimmunity


Kajsa Wing, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

14:10-14:45

Targeting Fibroblasts to regulate inflammation


Christopher Buckley, Institute of Inflammation and Ageing, University of Birmingham, UK

14:45-15:15

Coffee break

15:15-15:50

IPEX Syndrome: Clinical History, Immunological Characterization and Therapeutic Perspectives


Rosa Bacchetta, Stanford University, CA, USA

15:50-16:25

Switching off rheumatoid arthritis – vain hope or future reality?


John D Isaacs, Institute of Cellular Medicine, Newcastle University, UK

16:25-17:00

CD4+ T cells in Rheumatoid Arthritis – the questions of subsets, time and location


Vivianne Malmström, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

17:00-17:40

Manipulating Tregs to control tolerance in autoimmunity and cancer


Jeffrey A. Bluestone, Hormone Research Institute, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA


End of symposium



 

Open to the public and free of charge. Seating is limited. Registration is required (below) and must be made before 10 May 2017.

 

 

 

Online registration

 

 

18 May

Prize Award Ceremony

Venue:

Beijer Hall, The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Lilla Frescativägen 4A, Stockholm

Time:

16:30-17:30

 

The Crafoord Prize in Polyatritis 2017 is presented to Shimon Sakaguchi, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan, Fred Ramsdell, Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy, San Francisco, CA, USA, and Alexander Rudensky, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA

 

“for their discoveries relating to regulatory T cells, which counteract harmful immune reactions in arthritis and other autoimmune diseases.”

 

 

 

In the presence of H.R.H Crown Princess Victoria and H.R.H Prince Daniel.

 

 

 

Open to the public and free of charge. Seating is limited. Registration is required (below) and must be made before 17 May 2017.

 

 

 

Online registration