Abstract Submission Topics

1. Allergic diseases and type2 Immunity

1.1. Cytokines in allergic reactions

1.2. Cytokines in asthma

1.3. Cytokines in Th2 Immunity

1.4. Type 2 immunity and parasites


2. Innate immunity and host defense

2.1. Anti-viral, antibacterial and antifungal immunity

2.2. Cytokines, inflammatory factors and macrophages in host defense

2.3. Cytokines in Long COVID

2.4. Human immunodeficiency viruses

2.5. Innate immune mechanisms

2.6. SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19


3. Autoimmunity and rheumatic diseases

3.1. Cytokines in autoimmune diseases

3.2. Cytokines in chronic inflammatory diseases

3.3. Cytokines in skin inflammatory diseases

3.4. Cytokines in rheumatic diseases

3.5. Cytokines in autoimmune diseases of the central nervous system


4. Autoinflammation and hyperinflammation

4.1. Autoinflammatory diseases

4.2. Cytokine storms

4.3. Mechanisms of interferonopathies

4.4. Cytokines in hyperinflammation


5. Cancer immunity and immunotherapy

5.1. Cytokines in the tumor microenvironment

5.2. Checkpoint inhibitors in cancer

5.3. Cytokines in cancer development and antitumor immune therapy

5.4. CAR T-Cell Based Immunotherapies


6. Cardiovascular and metabolic disorders

6.1. Cytokines in atherosclerosis

6.2. Cytokines in cardiovascular disease

6.3. Cytokines in obesity

6.4. Cytokines in diabetes


7. Cytokine and anti-cytokine therapy

7.1. Cytokine-related interventions/therapies

7.1.1. Designer cytokines and cytokine immunotherapy

7.2. Combinatorial drug targeting in immune disease

7.3. Novel cytokine therapeutics in allergic diseases and asthma


8. Cytokine gene expression and signaling

8.1. Cytokine gene expression

8.2. Genetic and epigenetic control of cytokine production

8.3. Regulation of Cytokine Production


9. Cytokine structure and function

9.1. Emerging cytokines

9.2. Structural aspects of cytokines

9.3. Structural basis for the development of novel cytokine/anti-cytokine therapies


10. Immune cell development and differentiation

10.1. Cytokines in hemopoiesis

10.2. Cytokines in B cell development and differentiation

10.3. Cytokines in T cell development and differentiation

10.4. Cytokines and myeloid cells / dendritic cells / macrophages

10.5. Cytokines and innate cells including ILC, NK, mast cell and γδ T cells


11. Immunodeficiencies

11.1. Primary immunodeficiencies

11.2. Secondary immunodeficiencies

11.3. Human immunodeficiency viruses


12. Mechanisms of tissue homeostasis and repair

12.1. Cytokines in tissue injury

12.2. Cytokines in tissue repair

12.3. Homeostatic control of host physiology

12.4. Stromal tissue as orchestrator of disease outcome


13. Metabolic control of cytokine-mediated inflammation

13.1. Cytokines and cell energetics

13.2. Cytokines in cellular metabolism and immune homeostasis

13.3. Signal transduction and metabolic regulation


14. Mucosal immunity

14.1. Cytokines in mucosal immunity

14.2. Cytokines in barrier immunity

14.3. Cytokines in pneumonia and acute lung injury

14.4. Microbiome function and cytokine regulation


15. Nervous system and host behavior

15.1. Cytokines in behavior and stress

15.2. Cytokines in neuro-immune interactions

15.3. Cytokines in pain

15.4. Cytokines in psychoneuroimmunology


16. Systems approaches in precision medicine

16.1. Determinants of disease heterogeneity

16.2. Biomakers and precision medicine

16.3. Stratification and re-purposing of biological therapies

16.4. Targeted therapies and personalized treatments

16.5. Understanding complexities of immune mediated diseases


17. Translational models of disease

17.1. Humanized mouse models

17.2. Cell models and organoids

17.3. Organ-on-a-chip models