Exploring the Lymphatic Continuum

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The Lymphatic Forum 2023 (LF2023) is the fifth iteration of this biennial event that brings together researchers from around the world to present and discuss studies of lymphatics in health and disease. This year’ s event will address the significant role and functions of the lymphatic system in the various organs of the human body.

The program revolves around the general theme: The Lymphatic System in Health and Disease – Role of the lymphatics in organ-specific functions and dysfunctions and incorporates general sessions where the lymphatic system will be discussed across organs (Development, Function & Drainage, Cancer & Metastasis, Immunity & Infection) and concurrent sessions where the role of the lymphatics will be addressed in the context of specific organs or tissues (Skin, Lung & Airway, Heart & Vasculature, Liver & Kidney, GI Tract, Brain).  Each session will include presentations by invited speakers and short presentations selected from abstracts.

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Organizing Committee

Pierre-Yves von der WeidUniversity of Calgary
Shan LiaoUniversity of Calgary
Spencer GibsonUniversity of Alberta
Jan KitajewskiUniversity of Illinois at Chicago
J. Brandon DixonGeorgia Institute of Technology
Stanley RocksonStanford University
Miikka VikkulaUniversité catholique de Louvain
Carrie ShawberColumbia University Medical Center
William Repicci – Co-organizerPresident and CEO, LE&RN

Scientific Advisory Committee

David ZawiejaTexas A&M
Mihaela SkobeMount Sinai
Catherine MartelMontreal Heart Institute
Timothy Padera Massachusetts General Hospital
Ebba BrakenhielmInserm Rouen
Amy TianStanford University