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IRNoC welcomes new members.  If you are a researcher interested in inflammation, please consider joining.   There is no membership fee.   Just send an email briefly outlining your main areas of research interest, your current position and providing your email address using the “Contact Us” page of this website.  IRNoC welcomes international members.


IRNoC is the Inflammation Research Network of Canada.  Our members are biomedical researchers interested in better understanding the fundamentals of inflammation and in developing improved therapies for inflammatory diseases.

IRNoC is the official Canadian representative to the International Association of Inflammation Societies.   The IAIS organizes the World Congresses of Inflammation (typically every two years).    IRNoC members can contribute to those conferences by proposing symposia or workshops.  

The Executive of IRNoC consists of:
  Jason J. McDougall, Halifax, (President)
John L. Wallace, Toronto (Past President)
Andre Buret, Calgary (Vice-President)
​ Elena Verdu, Hamilton (Treasurer)
  Marc Pouliot, Quebec City (Secretary)
Nathalie Vergnolle, Toulouse (International Liaison*)

* new position – Dr. Vergnolle is a member of the
  executive of the International Association of
​ Inflammation Societies


Neutrophil 2016:Sept 15-17, 2016 - Verona, Italy(held jointly with the Society for Leukocyte Biology 49th meeting) 

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Banff Inflammation Workshop 2017: Jan 26 - 28, 2017 - Banff, Alberta, Canada

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​13th World Congress on Inflammation:Jul 8 - 11, 2017 - London, UK Details to follow...