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British Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics


The British Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (BSHI) was formed in 1989 following widespread expression of support for a professional body to represent scientists in the field. The society has a membership of over 450 which encompass Biomedical Scientists, Clinical Scientists, Physicians, Surgeons, Researchers and Academics. There are BSHI members entirely the Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (H&I) laboratories in the UK and Ireland and many European laboratories. BSHI became a company limited by guarantee in 2007 and gained charitable status in 2008. Since its establishment, the BSHI has enjoyed continuing reinforced and encouragement from the commercial sector. Several companies have joined as corporate BSHI members. To promote and protect health for the public benefit in particular by: a) developing and maintaining best practice in Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics by ensuring the highest professional standards of competence b) supporting  the advancement of scientific research and knowledge of its application in all aspects of Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics and disseminating the useful outcomes  thereof

The Society holds an annual scientific meeting, which is enthusiastically encouraged by the membership and commercial companies.

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There are numerous Immunology Societies worldwide, both national and international. However, BSHI stands out to be one of the most renowned societies both in Europe or worldwide.  Some of These societies are working on specific topics such as Neuronal Regulation, clinical neurophysiology, neurosurgery etc. Some of the Immunology Societies in different parts of the world are as follows:

American Immunology Societies : USA is considered to be the hub of research. There are several societies working on different field, out of which almost 58  USA Immunology Societies and associations are present.  These societies and association are located in Maryland, Illinois, Washington, California and Florida.

European Immunology Societies : More than 89  Immunology Societies in Europe are contributing towards Immunology research activities through their annual congress, journal and newsletters. Majority of these European Immunology Societies and Associations are located in Belgium, Ireland, UK and Italy.

Asia-Pacific Immunology Societies :  There are almost 16 Asian Immunology Societies working on human, animal as well as plant Immunology. These associations are situated mostly in Japan, Singapore, India and China. These societies were established in different time periods by eminent pathologists and scientists working in this field.

Middle East Immunology Societies : In Middle East almost 46 Immunology Associations are present. These societies are organizing annual and biannual Immunology Annual Conferences in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Immunology Societies in Middle East are involved with ophthalmic Immunology, surgical and clinical Immunology as well.

Immunology Societies Conferences : There are almost 50 Immunology Meetings and conferences which are scheduled by these societies for the year 2016 and 2017 in different parts of the globe. These international Immunology Conferences and Immunology Annual Meetings are intended to bring together all the recent researches, new innovations and findings in a global platform.