Scientific Program

 

 

 

 


  8:00  –  9:00      Registration and Breakfast

 

Session-1           OPENING ADDRESSES & CLINICAL UTILITY OF AUTOANTIBODIES

Session Chair:     Dr. Donglai Ma

  9:00  –  9:20      Welcome Messages

                            Dr. Waliul Khan

                            Dr. Murray Potter

                            Dr. Menaka Pai

  9:20 – 10:05       Diagnosis of SLE: Importance of Autoantibodies

                            Dr. Konstantinos Tselios

10:05 – 10:20      Coffee Break

 

Session-2           INTERESTING AUTOANTIBODY RESEARCH

Session Chair :    Dr. Waliul Khan

10:20 – 11:05       Sex & Age Dependent Autoimmunity in Alzheimer’s Disease Model

                             Dr. Wei Song

11:05 – 11:50       Autoantibodies in Neurodegenerative Disorders

                            Dr. Donglai Ma

11:50 – 12:10      Discussion

12:00 – 12:10      Autoantibody Summit 2022 Group Picture

 

12:30 – 13:30      Lunch

 

Session-3           AUTOANTIBODIES IN NEUROLOGICAL DISORDERS & INFECTION

Session Chair:     Dr. Vathany Kulasingam

13:30 – 14:15      Autoantibodies in Autoimmune Neurological Disorders                     

                             Dr. Ronald Booth

14:15 – 15:00       Autoimmunity & Long COVID

                            Dr. Manali Mukherjee

15:00 – 15:15      Coffee Break                                                                      

 

Session-4           OTHER AUTOANTIBODY MARKERS

Session Chair:     Dr. Ronald Booth

15:15 – 16:00       Current Perspectives on the Role of Autoantibodies in Pancreatic   Disorders

                             Dr. Tony Chetty

16:00 – 16:45      Tests Update on Autoimmune Liver Diseases & CIBD                           

                            Dr. Maite Sabalza

16:45 – 17:00       Discussion

 

18:00 – ?               Dinner Event & AAN Activities

Special Lecture:   The Human Microbiome as Modulator of Disease & Immunotherapy

                             Dr. Michael Surette

                             Introduction by Dr. Waliul Khan

 

                           

 

 

 

 


 8:00  –  9:00       Breakfast

 

Session-5           FUTURE MEETING, QUALITY ASSESSMENT

                            & AUTOANTIBODIES IN MYOSITIS

Session Chair:     Dr. Yu Chen

  9:00  –  9:10      Invitation to AUTOANTIBODY SUMMIT 2023

                            Dr. Vathany Kulasingam                

  9:10  –  9:40      Second Survey Results from the Autoantibody Quality Assurance Initiative

                            (AQAI)

                               Jeffrey Companion          

  9:40 – 10:20      Autoantibodies in Myositis: Clinical Importance & Current Laboratory Methods for Detection

                            Dr. Matthew Lafreniere

10:20 – 10:30      Coffee Break

 

Session-6           SPECIALTY TESTING

Session Chair:     Dr. Liju Yang

10:30 – 11:15      Airway Autoimmunity & Sputum Autoantibodies in Complex Airways  

                               Disease

                            Dr. Manali Mukherjee

11:15 – 11:50      Immunoblot Autoantibody Test Implementation: Validation, Reporting & Positivity Rate

                               Dr. Vathany Kulasingam

11:50 – 12:10      Discussion

 

12:30 – 13:30      Lunch

 

Session-7           INDUSTRIAL PARTNER PRESENTATIONS & CONCLUDING REMARKS

Session Chair:     Dr. Ivica Josko

                            Coffee is available anytime over this period

13:30 – 14:50      Industrial Partner Presentations (20 minutes each):                

14:50 – 15:00      Concluding Remarks

                            Dr. Waliul Khan/Dr. Donglai Ma

15:00 –                Departure from the Conference