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Agenda – 6th Annual Basic and Clinical Immunology for the Busy Clinician: An Immunology Boot Camp

Friday     Saturday

Friday, March 9, 2018

6:45 am
Yoga with Judi Bar
7:00 am
Registration, Breakfast and Exhibits
7:45 am
The Immune Responses at 30,000 Feet: A Review for the Non-Immunologist
Leonard Calabrese, DO
9:00 am
Break and Exhibits

Advances in 2017-2018

9:30 am
IMIDs Advances in Disease Pathogenesis
William Rigby, MD
10:00 am
Microbiome and Immunity: What We Need to Know
Gregg J. Silverman, MD
10:30 am
Immune Deficiency and Infectious Diseases: What’s New?
R. John Looney, MD
11:00 am
Panel Discussion and Questions
Leonard Calabrese, DO; R. John Looney, MD; William Rigby, MD; and Gregg J. Silverman, MD
11:30 am
Lunch Break

Immune Therapeutics: Advances in Biologic Therapies for IMIDs

12:45 pm
Kinase Inhibition for IMIDs
William Rigby, MD
1:05 pm
T-Cell and B-Cell Targeting in IMIDs
Gregg J. Silverman, MD
1:25 pm
Advances in IL6 Targeting
Leonard Calabrese, DO
1:45 pm
Panel Discussion and Questions
William Rigby, MD; Gregg J. Silverman, MD; and Vibeke Strand, MD
2:10 pm
Break and Exhibits
2:30 pm
Revisiting Anti-TNF 20 Years Later
R. John Looney, MD
2:50 pm
Advances in Anti-Cytokine Therapy: New Pathways (IL 12/23, IL17, IL23)
M. Elaine Husni, MD, MPH
3:10 pm
Preventing Infections in Patients Treated with Biologics
Cassandra Calabrese, DO
3:30 pm
Panel Discussion and Questions
Leonard Calabrese, DO; M. Elaine Husni, MD, MPH; and R. John Looney, MD
3:55 pm
Flipped Classroom
Attendees bring their toughest cases and questions to discuss and quiz the faculty
  A. General Clinical Immunology – Immune Health Through Diet, Exercise and Mindfulness
Leonard Calabrese, DO
  B. B Cells and Autoimmunity, SLE and Related Conditions
Gregg J. Silverman, MD
  C. Primary and Secondary Immunodeficiencies and Infectious Diseases
R. John Looney, MD
  D. Autoimmune Disease, RA and Allied Conditions
William Rigby, MD
4:55 pm
Adjourn

Saturday, March 10, 2018

7:15 am
Yoga with Judi Bar
7:30 am
Continental Breakfast and Exhibits

Immunologic Health

8:15 am
The Concept of Immunologic Wellness
Leonard Calabrese, DO
8:30 am
Treating and Preventing Immunologic Disease with Diet: What are the Data?
George Munoz, MD
9:00 am
Plant-based Diets for Immunologic Disease: Sorting Out the Science
Mladen Golubic, MD, PhD
9:30 am
Strengthening Anti-Inflammatory Reflex by Mind-Body Practices
Mladen Golubic, MD, PhD
10:00 am
Panel Discussion and Questions
Leonard Calabrese, DO; Mladen Golubic, MD, PhD; and George Munoz, MD
10:20 am
Break and Exhibits
10:50 am
Aging and Immunity: The Solution for Baby Boomers Growing Need to Maintain Optimal Health
Mikhail Kogan, MD
11:35 am
Guided Meditation for You and Your Patients: Stress Free Now, An Online Approach to Immunologic Wellness
Leonard Calabrese, DO
12:05 pm
Putting it All Together in Practice: How to Incorporate Wellness in Traditional Settings to Achieve Immunologic Health and Wellness
Leonard Calabrese, DO; Mladen Golubic, MD, PhD; George Munoz, MD; Elizabeth Kirchner, CNP; and Mikhail Kogan, MD
12:35 pm
Adjourn

All presentations include a 5-minute question and answer period.