International Forum for the Study of Itch (IFSI)

The International Forum for the Study of Itch (IFSI) is a multidisciplinary international association of clinical practitioners, researchers and scientists dedicated to improve our understanding and treatment of itch.
Our main goal is to create an active society that contributes to the study of Itch.

Next WCI Meeting:

10th World Congress on Itch
November 17-19, 2019, Sydney Australia
You find more information here:

June 30th 2019 is the deadline for abstract submission (World Congress on Itch 2019)

you find the preliminary program for the WCI 2019 here

Apply now for a travel grant for the 10th World Congress of Itch! Read more...

IFSI will held a symposium on "Chronic pruritus and chronic prurigo" at the Global Education Day
Thursday February 28, 2019 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Meeting Venue: Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Room Assigned: 146B
You find the program here


Join IFSI! IFSI has reduced the membership fees for trainees. The new membership fee for fellows and post-doctoral researcher trainees is now $40.00 per year. The new membership fee for medical and pre-doctoral students is $0.00 per year. The new membership fee for members from developing countries is $40.00 per year. Click on the “Join IFSI” tab to download the membership application.

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