Save the date: 3. UCARE LevelUp Fireside Chat on scientific projects - 19 May

Our next, free UCARE LevelUp Fireside Chat takes place on May 19th, 3:30 to 4:15 p.m. CEST.
Join us as 4 UCARE physicians meet to discuss on the following topic: Challenges in developing a scientific project in urticaria

The faculty will be:
Emek Kocatürk Göncü            
Koc University Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey – Senior UCARE physician
Jonathan Bernstein                
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and Bernstein Allergy Group,   Cincinnati, Ohio, USA – Senior UCARE physician
Fernanda Sales da Cunha         
Federal University of Sao Paulo, Brazil – Junior UCARE physician
Marisa Paulino                  
Hospital Santa Maria, Lisbon, Portugal – Junior UCARE physician

How to register:                
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We look forward to seeing you there!

Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions or concerns via rebekka.locke(a)

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 Dear UCARE friends and colleagues,


We are launching a new project, which is called CU-TIGER, The Characterization of urticaria markers including anti-TPO and IgE in serum.


Background/ rationale

Two endotypes of chronic spontaneous urticaria (CSU) have been recently described, ie Type I autoimmune CSU (aiCSU), which is also called autoallergic CSU and mediated by IgE autoantibodies and...

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  • an overview of all...
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