3rd International Caparica Conference on Leishmaniasis 2022

24th – 26th October 2022 | Caparica | Portugal

Keynote Speakers

Susan Wyllie, PhD

Affiliation: School of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee (United Kingdom)

Dario S. Zamboni, PhD

Affiliation: University of São Paulo (Brazil)

Lars Gille, PhD

Affiliation: Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna (Austria)

Title: Antileishmanial Activity of Synthetic Anthracene Endoperoxides: Efficiency and Mechanism.

Claudia M. d’Avila, PhD

Affiliation: Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

Title: Monoxenous trypanosomatids in vertebrate hosts: facts or artifacts?

Hira Nakhasi, PhD

Affiliation: Division of Emerging and Transfusion Transmitted Diseases, Center for Biologics Research and Review, US Food and Drug Administration, Silver Spring (USA)

Title: Second generation leishmanization: using genetically modified dermotropic Leishmania as a pan Leishmania vaccine.

Gaetano Oliva, PhD

Affiliation: University of Naples Federico II (Italy)

Title: Canine leishmaniosis: preventative and therapeutic strategies to limit the dogs infectiousness.

Fabienne Tacchini-Cottier, PhD

Affiliation: University of Lausanne (Switzerland)

Title: The importance of neutrophils in cutaneous leishmaniasis.

Reuven Bergman, PhD

Affiliation: Rambam Health Care Campus (Israel)

Sergi Segarra, PhD

Affiliation: R&D Bioiberica SAU (Spain)

Title: Immunomodulation with dietary nucleotides in companion animals to optimize global prevention, treatment, and control strategies for leishmaniasis.

Vyacheslav Yurchenko, PhD

Affiliation: University of Ostrava (Czech Republic)

Title: Catalase is detrimental for Leishmania mexicana development and virulence.