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Next WCI Meeting

10th World Congress on Itch
November 17-19, 2019, Sydney Australia

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


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

IFSI offers young researchers (basic scientists, medical doctors, students) younger than 35 years old the opportunity to apply for a travel grant of 1500 US-Dollars per applicant. At the moment, a total of 9 travel grants provided by Trevi Therapeutics, Toray Industries and a private donation are available. The registration fee is waived for the winners and they also get a free one-year IFSI membership. Applicants must have a poster or oral presentation during the WCI.

Please send filled application form, a CV, scan of your passport and an abstract to Elke Weisshaar, MD (elke.weisshaar@med.uni-heidelberg.de) not later than March 31, 2019.

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The winner of the Handwerker Prize 2017 is
Taylor Follansbee, Department of Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior, University of California, Davis CA, USA
Title of presentation: Effects of itch and pain stimuli on rostral ventromedial medullary ON- and OFF cells
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