Plenary Speakers


Laia Solano-Gallego, PhD

Affiliation: Facultat de Veterinaria, Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona (Spain)
Title: Available Soon.

Lénea Campino, PhD

Affiliation: Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Lisbon (Portugal)
Title: An overview on Leishmaniases in Portugal: epidemiology, clinical presentations and therapy

Luigi Gradoni, PhD

Affiliation: Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Rome (Italy)
Title: Case management and surveillance of the leishmaniases in the European region and Central Asia: a WHO perspective

Paul Kaye, PhD

Affiliation: Centre for Immunology and Infection, University of York (UK)
Title: Experimental medicine as a tool for understanding the immunopathogenesis of leishmaniasis

Christian Bogdan, M.D.

Affiliation: Director of the Institute of Clinical Microbiology, Immunology and Hygiene University Hospital of Erlangen and Friedrich-Alexander-University (FAU) Erlangen-Nürnberg (Germany)
Title: Arginine metabolism and tumor necrosis factor in leishmaniasis: basic research and clinical aspects

Petr Volf, PhD

Affiliation: Charles University in Prague Faculty of Science, Department of Parasitology (Czech Republic)
Title: Sand fly salivary proteins and their potential use in the control of canine leishmaniasis