The geoepidemiology of autoimmunity: Capsules from the 7th International Congress on autoimmunity, Ljubljana, Slovenia, may 2010

Gal Carmi, Howard Amital*

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Abstract

Between May 5 and 9, 2010 the 7th International Congress on Autoimmunity was held in Ljubljana, Slovenia, presided over by Prof. Yehuda Shoenfeld of Israel. The congress and the participants were honored by the attendance at the opening session of the president of Slovenia, Dr. Danilo Turk. The Journal of Autoimmunity issued a special edition of the main topics presented at the meeting. Many of the presentations focused on the geoepidemiological aspects of autoimmune conditions. In this report we underline some of the interesting topics that were covered at the congress.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)121-127
Number of pages7
JournalIsrael Medical Association Journal
Volume13
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 2011

Keywords

  • Autoimmunity
  • Geoepidemiology
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus
  • Systemic sclerosis

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