AUTOIMMUNITY ACADEMY

BASIC IMMUNOLOGY COURSE AND UPDATE ON CLINICAL AUTOIMMUNE CONDITIONS

AFFILIATED TO THE 11TH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON AUTOIMMUNITY (16-20 MAY 2018)


14-16 MAY 2018, LISBON, PORTUGAL 


​Abul Abbas (MBBS)
Department of Pathology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, USA
​Yehuda Shoenfeld (MD, FRCP, MaACR)
Zabludowicz Center for Autoimmune Diseases, Israel
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CHAIRPERSONS

​Andrea Doria
Italy
​Gabriela Riemekasten
Germany
Maria Cuadrado
UK
​J.W. Cohen Tervaert
Netherlands
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TIMETABLE AND SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM 

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MONDAY, MAY 14, 2018 
ABUL ABBAS (USA) 
I. Basic and translational immunology for an autoimmunologist

TIMETITLE
​13:00-13:30​Introduction to the immune system
​13:30-14:30​Innate immunity, sensing pathogens and danger
​14:30-15:30​Antigen presenting cells, antigen presentation, T cell activation
​15:30-16:00​Coffee Break
​16:00-17:00​T cell subsets
​17:00-17:30​Questions


TUESDAY, MAY 15, 2018 
ABUL ABBAS (USA) 
II. Basic and translational immunology for an autoimmunologist


​TIMETITLE
​08:30-09:15​B cell development and antibody production
​09:15-10:30​Immune regulation and tolerance
​10:30-11:00​Coffee Break
​11:00-12:00​Cancer immunotherapy and its immunologic complications
​12:00-12:30​Questions
​12:30-14:00​Lunch Break


Update on clinical autoimmune conditions.
Chair: Andrea Doria

TIMELECTURER​COUNTRY​TITLE​
​14:00-14:40​Annegret Kuhn​Germany​The skin and autoimmunity
​14:40-15:20​Andrea Doria​Italy​Lupus – T2T and remission
​15:20-16:00​Naomi Schlesinger​USA​What is new about Gout
​16:00-16:30

Coffee Break

 

Chair: Maria Cuadrado


​​TIME​LECTURER​​COUNTRY​TITLE​
​16:30-17:10​Maria Cuadrado​UK​Do we need steroids for autoimmune diseases?
​17:10-17:50​Carlo Salvarani​Italy​Giant cell arteritis: new insights


WEDNESDAY, MAY 16, 2018 
Chair:  Gabriela Riemekasten


​​TIMELECTURER​COUNTRY​TITLE
​08:30-09:10​Gabriela Riemekasten​GermanySystemic sclerosis and therapy
​09:10-09:50​Luc Mouthon​France​Vasculitis as an autoimmune culprit
​09:50-10:30​Anat Achiron​Israe​Myasthenia gravis under the microscope
​10:30-11:00​Coffee Break ​ ​


Chair:  J.W. Cohen Tervaert


TIMELECTURER​COUNTRY​TITLE
​11:00-11:40​Jan Willem Cohen Tervaert​Netherlands​ASIA syndrome, adjuvants and silicone
​11:40-12:30​Angela Tincani​Italy​Update on APS and pregnancy



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