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2015 Annual Meeting

  Advances in Mechanisms and Therapeutics of Inflammation

Hosted By:
Mid-Atlantic Pharmacology Society of ASPET 
Cooper Medical School, Rowan University
 Camden, NJ

Thursday, October 22, 2015



The meeting will be held in the:
CMSRU Medical Education Building
401 South Broadway
Camden, NJ 08103

Directions and Parking

Directions and parking information can be found here.

Poster Competition

Abstract Submission Deadline: 9/30/2015
Abstracts will be accepted only after registration fees have been paid.

Abstract Submission

Click here to view/download a copy of the abstract submission forms with instructions.


Online Registration fees until 10/16/15: 

Undergraduate Students—$5
Graduate Students—$10
Postdoctoral Fellows—$15
Research Associates—$15

Online Registration ends 10/16/2015. After this date, please plan to register and pay onsite (additional fee applies)

Undergraduate Students—$15
Graduate Students—$20
Postdoctoral Fellows—$25
Research Associates—$25

Registration covers lectures, poster session, program/abstract book, lunch, and networking reception.

Ways to Register

  1. Online: Register and pay online by credit card via the secure servers of ASPET. Click here to register.
  2. At the Meeting: Pay by check, credit card, or cash

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Advance registration is appreciated. 


Contact: Douglas Tilley
Phone: 215-707-9758


Morning Sessions

8:00–8:30                   Check-in and Poster Set Up
8:30–9:30                   Poster Presentations*, Judging, and Poster Viewing | Onsite Late Registration (*MUST BE PRESENT to be eligible for award) 

MAPS and Cooper Medical School Welcomes Douglas G. Tiley, PhD, President, MAPS and Bradford D. Fischer, PhD, Rowan University


Andrea Bottaro, PhD, Biomedical Sciences, Rowan University:
"B Lymphocytes, Inflammation, and Autoimmunity" 


Stefania Galluci, MD, Microbiology and Immunology, Temple University:
“Discovery of Biologic Denderitic Cell Activators for Improved Therapies” 


Melanie Elliott, PhD, Thomas Jefferson University
“The role of the cannabinoid receptor type 2 in head trauma: studies on inflammation and pain” 


Invited Trainee Talk #1 


Afternoon Sessions


George B. Koelle Award Presentation by Ellen Unterwald, PhD, MAPS


Lunch | Poster Viewing


Keynote Address
Matthias Nahrendorf, MD, PhD, Center for Systems Biology, Massachusetts General Hospital
“The Role of Hematopoietic Stem Cells in Cardiovascular Stress-Induced Inflammation” 

2:15–2:50                    José R. Conejo-Garcia, MD, PhD, The Wistar Institute
"Chimeric Endocrine Receptors for Specific Immunotherapeutic Targeting of Ovarian Carcinoma" 
                   Invited Trainee Talk #2

                  Biotech Roundtable
Immunology and Inflammation in Biotech
R. Kyle Palmer, PhD, Moderator, Opertech Bio, MAPS
Participants: Panelists from local biotechs - TBD
                  Closing Remarks
                  Student/Trainee Award* Ceremony/Networking Reception
* MUST BE PRESENT to receive award 

MAPS acknowledges financial support from ASPET 


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Last updated: October 19, 2015

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