FOCIS June 20-23, 2018
San Francisco Marriott Marquis, California

FOCIS is THE meeting in translational immunology that will give you a competitive edge in your career. Stay ahead of the curve with leading clinicians and researchers delivering the latest breakthroughs across immune-mediated diseases.


Each day of FOCIS 2018 concludes with a one-hour address from a leading scientist. Join us for these presentations covering cutting-edge topics across immunology.
Ronald Germain, M.D., Ph.D. – National Institutes of Health
Jeff Bluestone, Ph.D. – University of California, San Francisco
Megan Sykes, M.D. – Columbia University

Continuing Medical Education (CME)

Certificates of attendance will be available upon request.
Supporter and Exhibitor Opportunities

FOCIS values industry collaboration and has worked hard to provide opportunities to boost visibility, educate and provide return on investment.
Member Society Symposia Invitation

Member Societies are invited to participate in FOCIS 2018 by hosting a complimentary Member Society Symposium. Proposals will be accepted in fall 2018.

FOCIS Member Society Symposium-Wed, June 20, 2018


Fine-Tuning the Immune System: Spotlight on Immune Therapies for Autoimmune Disorders, Cancer and Transplantation

Chairs: Elaine Reed, PhD, UCLA and Barbara Detrick, PhD, Johns Hopkins University

-Modulating the Immune System to Target Cancer: A Closer Look at the Checkpoint Inhibitors –the Promises and Challenges

-Immune Therapies and Organ Transplant

-Gene-Engineering of CAR-T cells: New Immune Therapy Tools for Cancer and Autoimmune Disorders

-Immune Based Therapy: A Promising Strategy for Restoring T cell Tolerance in Autoimmune Disease

-Immune Checkpoint Blockade and Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant