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Injury, Inflammation and Fibrosis
Organizer(s): Tatiana Kisseleva, Michael Karin and Andrew M. Tager
Date: March 26 - 30, 2017
Location: Snowbird Resort, Snowbird, UT, USA
Sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Theravance Biopharma. This activity was supported by an educational grant from Celgene Corporation.
Summary of Meeting:
Fibrosis is a common response of many organs to chronic injury and inflammation. This leads to destruction of organ architecture with loss of function. Until recently, there have been no therapies to slow the progression of fibrosis and to maintain normal organ function. Recent advances have provided new insights into the pathogenesis of fibrosis, new drug targets, and new drugs in clinical studies. This conference will bring together basic biologists and translational and clinical researchers to discuss core mechanisms underlying inflammation and fibrosis, to compare and contrast fibrotic diseases, preclinical models, the potential for regeneration and regression of fibrosis, and potential therapies. The interaction between the host genetics, the environment and the microbiome in the pathogenesis of fibrotic diseases will be addressed. Also, non-invasive methods to assess fibrosis including advanced imaging and intermediate biomarkers will be discussed. This conference will be a unique opportunity for investigators who are focused on organ-specific diseases – i.e., medical subspecialists – to participate in cross-disciplinary, multi-organ discussions in order to gain new insights into their research.
Scholarship Deadline: November 28 2016
Discounted Abstract Deadline: November 28 2016
Abstract Deadline: January 9 2017
Discounted Registration Deadline: January 23 2017
Keystone Symposia thanks our Sponsor(s) for generously supporting this meeting:
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.Theravance BiopharmaThis activity was supported by an educational grant from Celgene Corporation
We gratefully acknowledge additional support for this conference from:
Charles River
We gratefully acknowledge additional in-kind support for this conference from those foregoing speaker expense reimbursements:

Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
We appreciate the organizations that provide Keystone Symposia with additional support, such as marketing and advertising:
Journal of Inflammation (published by BioMed Central Ltd)
We gratefully acknowledge the generous grant for this conference provided by:

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
Grant No. 1R13DK112608-01
Funding for this conference was made possible (in part) by DK 112608 -01 from NIH. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.
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