IL-31 – the central regulator in Atopic Dermatitis pathogenesis

Date: Thursday 23 September 2021
Time: 13.15 – 14.30  PM CET

Chair: Martin Steinhoff (Doha, Qatar)

This year’s symposium will provide a range of insights into how the IL-31/IL-31 RA pathway is involved in the pathophysiology of atopic dermatitis and will explore the potential of targeting this pathway.



13.15 – 13.17

Welcome and introduction

Martin Steinhoff (Doha, Qatar)

13.17 – 13.37

IL31 /IL-31RA involvement in itch mechanisms in Atopic Dermatitis – what we know and what we don’t

Martin Steinhoff (Doha, Qatar)

13.37 – 13.57

IL-31 – the bridging neuro-immune cytokine and its inflammatory facets in Atopic Dermatitis

Dan Kaplan (Pittsburg, USA)

13.57 – 14.17

Skin integrity in Atopic Dermatitis: a disruption or a dysfunction?

Timo Buhl (Göttingen, Germany)

14.17 – 14.30

Final discussion and symposium closing address

Martin Steinhoff (Doha, Qatar), Dan Kaplan (Pittsburg, USA), Timo Buhl (Göttingen, Germany)