5th GA²LEN Global Urticaria Forum in Berlin (Germany) from Wednesday 1 to Thursday 2 December 2020

The 5th GA²LEN Global Urticaria Forum is an international meeting about urticaria.

In 2020, the meeting will again be held in Berlin (Germany) from Wednesday 1 to Thursday 2 December 2020, with a Welcome Reception on Wednesday.

What to expect? Two days to learn and exchange ideas on chronic urticaria and related diseases. Five scientific sessions with a total of 25 oral presentations (selected from submitted abstracts), eight overview lectures by international experts, as well as four workshops and an exclusive poster session. 400 colleagues from more than 50 countries from around the globe. Discussions and scientific interactions with fellow urticaria researchers and physicians who treat urticaria and related diseases. The newest insights on urticaria pathogenesis, subtypes, biomarkers, comorbidities, diagnostic work up, impact of disease, and treatment, as well as many practical tips on how to manage urticaria and other mast cell-driven diseases. A special focus will be on recurrent angioedema with all of its many subtypes.
You are cordially invited to be part of this much valued meeting.
Main Topics:

  • Causes of chronic urticaria
  • Predictors of course and response to treatment
  • Recurrent angioedema
  • Management tools and tricks
  • New guidelines
  • UCARE projects and activities
  • CURE, the global registry
  • Current and emerging treatments

For additional information and registration, please visit the GUF website at: www.globalurticariaforum.org/home/
We are looking forward to welcoming you and your team in Berlin!

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Contact us

GA²LEN coordinating Office
c/o DGAKI
Robert-Koch-Platz 7
10115 Berlin, Germany

UCARE office
Laura Schwenner

info(at)ga2len-ucare.com