8 June 2022

Inspiring days at SIC Summer School discussing Immune Regulation of the Skin

Summer School

When spring arrived in Denmark, so did some of the world’s leading researchers within skin immunology to join the SIC Summer School 2022. The Summer School is an exclusive chance for young and talented researchers to meet and learn from leading experts on the 2022 theme ‘Immune Regulation of the Skin’

SIC Summer School, Hornbæk

For the second time in history, the LEO Foundation Skin Immunology Research Center, University of Copenhagen, organized an intense three-day learning experience on skin and immunological skin disease research. The Summer School offers 1:1 interaction with and feedback from leading experts on this year’s theme: ‘Immune regulation of the skin’.

SIC Summer School

Liv Eidsmo, Professor and Director of the LEO Foundation Skin Immunology Research Center welcomed all the participants to the SIC Summer School 2022 at beautiful Hornbækhus in Hornbæk,

During the intense days, a great outline of speakers  gave their newest insights on the role of T cells in skin development and inflammation, regulation and danger sensing mechanisms, and the regeneration of wounded skin.

International Speakers

To kick off the SIC Summer School, Professor Robert L. Modlin had flown in from UCLA Health to talk about 'Regulation of danger sensing in the skin'.

“I’m so happy to be here. I’m happy to be out of California, out of LA, even out of my house after all this time of COVID-19,” Dr. Modlin started out before his inspiring opening talk.

Dr. Modlin’s laboratory has made fundamental insights into T cell subsets, cytokine patterns, antigen presentation, innate immunity and antimicrobial mechanisms in the human immune response to infection.

On another international note Shoba Amarnath from Newcastle University talked about Gate Keepers to Immune Tolerance. And William "Cris" C.risler from HMX – Harvard Medical School talked about T cells Rejection in Vascular Composite Allotransplants.

SIC Summer School 2022

You can see the full programme with all the speakers here

See you in 2023

The SIC Summer School 2023 is already in the pipeline: 24-26 Apr 2023 - will we see you then? Stay tuned for more info on the website. All the best from Anders, Charlotte, Mads & Liv