- IF3b-1 Genetic Aspects of Host Immunity and Microbiota in IBD
Stephan Schreiber（Department of Internal Medicine IChristian-Albrechts-UniversityGermany）
Heritable components have been suggested by analysis of the epidemiology of IBD long before they wereconfirmed through molecular discoveries． IBD represents a “complex disease” involving large numbers...
- IF3b-2 Targeting Intestinal Flora as a Treatment of IBD
Toshifumi Ohkusa（Department of Gastroenterology and HepatologyThe Jikei University Kashiwa HospitalJapan）
Evidence supporting a pathophysiological role for luminal bacteria in mucosal inflammation has beenobtained from models such as non－germ－freecytokine （interleukin 一2 or 一10）一knockout ’and other relate...
- IF3b-3 Immunological Aspect in the Treatment of IBD
Takayuki Matsumoto（Department of Lower GastroenterologyHyogo College of MedicineJapan）
The etiology of IBD comprises multiple factorssuch as geneticsintestinal microflora and immunologi－cal abnormalities of the host． Although true mechanisms of the gut inflammation remain unclearrecenta...