34th Annual Conference

EMDS 2021

June 24-26

Macrophages and dendritic cells in infection and inflammation

COVID-19 situation

Meeting cancelled!


Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are no longer able to hold the 34th EMDS conference in 2020. It has been postponed to 24-26 June 2021, taking place in Aarhus again. 

The organising committee

The 34th conference of the European Macrophage and Dendritic cell Society (EMDS) entitled 

Macrophages and Dendritic Cells in Infection and Inflammation:
Molecular Mechanisms and Roles in Pathology

will take place on 24-26 June 2021 at the Lakeside Lecture Theatres at Aarhus University in Denmark.


  • Macrophages/DCs in infection
  • Signaling in macrophages/DCs
  • Macrophage/DC polarisation and subpopulations
  • Cytokine biology in myeloid cells
  • Tissue-specific phenotypes & functions of macroph./DCs
  • Immunometabolism of macrophages/DCs
  • Trained immunity in myeloid cells
  • Tumor-associated myeloid cells

The European Macrophage and Dendritic Cell Society (EMDS)

Each year the EDMS is holding an annual 2 day-meeting somewhere in Europe. The meetings are attended by 150-200 scientists from all over Europe and from overseas.

The meetings are run by individuals that volunteer for that task. Therefore every meeting has its specific flavour and thematic emphasis that is determined by the local organizing committee in collaboration with members of the EMDS council.