Abstracts

Meral Esen et al. Impact de l’infection à tricocéphale sur l’immunogénicité du candidat vaccin GMZ-2. Société Africaine de Parasitologie conference, 18-20 December 2012, Dakar, Senegal. Oral Presentation.

 

Ayola Akim Adegnika et al. Efficacy of single dose versus repeated dose of albendazole to treat Ascaris lumbricoides, Trichuris trichiura and Hookworm: A randomized controlled assessor-blinded clinical trial. Société Africaine de Parasitologie conference, Dakar 18-20 December 2012. Oral Presentation.

 

Elisa Petruccioli, Linda Petrone, Valentina Vanini, Gilda Cuzzi, Francesco N. Lauria, Delia Goletti.  Different polyfunctional characteristics of RD1-specific CD4+ T-cells in active TB disease and LTBI. European Respiratory Society Annual Congress, Vienna, 1-5 September 2012. Oral Presentation.

 

Nicola Harris.  A novel role for IL-1beta in promoting helminth chronicity. British Society of Parasitology. Glasgow 3-5 April 2012. Invited speaker.

 

Nicola Harris. Helminths influence the immune reaction. Forum Graduate Schools Infection and Immunity “Imaging Immune-Functions Commensal Parasites and Gut Immunity” Geneva June 15th 2012. Invited speaker.

 

Mario Zaiss. Helminth induced IL-1 beta deviates protective immunity and allows helminth chronicity. Woods Hole Immuno-parasitology meeting (WHIP), MA, USA April 2012. selected abstract.

 

Juliet Ndibazza, Miriam Akello, Gloria Oduru, Moses Kizza, Lawrence Muhangi, Emily Webb, Birgitte Vennervald, Alison Elliott.  The effect of maternal helminth and P. falciparum infections on childhood malaria: a birth cohort in Entebbe, Uganda.  American Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Atlanta, USA, November 11-15 December 2012.  Poster presentation.

 

Frederic Toulza, Lilian Tsang, Michael Brown and Hazel Dockrell. Increased frequencies of CD4+FoxP3+ T cells in helminth-infected patients coincide with an impaired immune response to tuberculosis. International conference of Regulatory T cells, Helper T cell subset and Clinical Application in human diseases, Shanghai 13-16 October 2012. poster presentation

 

Luciën E.P.M van der Vlugt, Ayola Akim Adegnika, Lucja Labuda, Jeannot Zinsou, Ngoune Feugap Arifa Ozir-Fazalalikhan, Eliane Ngoune Feugap, Peter Kremsner, Maria Yazdanbakhsh, and Hermelijn H. Smits.  Human Schistosome-induced IL-10 producing CD1dhi B cells regulate effector T cell responses. Keystone meeting on Th2 inflammation and helminth infections, Santa Fe, New Mexico, January 2013. Oral Presentation.

 

Mario Zaiss et al.  Helminth induced IL-1 beta deviates protective immunity and allows helminth chronicity. Woods Hole Immuno-parasitology meeting (WHIP), MA, USA April 2012. Selected abstract.

 

Ndibazza J, Mpairwe H, Mawa PA, Nampijja M, Muhangi L, Kihembo M,Lule S, Rutebarika D, Akello F, Akurut H, Oduru G, Kizito D, Kizza M, Kizindo R, Muwanga M, Webb EL, Elliott AM. Impact of anthelminthic treatment in pregnancy and early childhood on response to immunisation and on the incidence of infectious diseases and eczema in childhood: results of a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. American Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Philadelphia, USA, December 4-8 December 2011. Oral presentation.

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