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September 22-24, 2021
Wednesday 1PM - 6PM EST
Thursday 9AM - 5PM EST
Friday 9AM - 1PM EST

Message from the 2021 NICER Symposium Directors

Dear Colleagues,

Welcome to the 2021 NICER Symposium!

This symposium will provide an opportunity to review and educate the audience on the latest terminology, categorization and potential electronic resources for identifying the ever-growing number of inborn errors of immunity.

This year's symposium will be a fully interactive educational experience, featuring keynote speakers, interactive panel discussions, patient stories and patient case reviews. Break-out sessions focused on mentoring, advocacy, teaching immunology and professional compensation will also be included. Abstracts are welcome with several presentation platforms and awards. After attending this event, participants will be able to better understand the relationship of immune dysregulation, either due to inborn errors of immunity or immunotherapy, and susceptibility to malignancy.

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Melissa Rose, DO

NICER Education Chair

Nationwide Children's Hospital

Columbus, OH


NICER Executive Chair
C. S. Mott Children’s Hospital
Ann Arbor, MI

2021 NICER Symposium Planning Committee


Melissa Rose, DO

Nationwide Children’s


James Connelly, MD

Vanderbilt University


Steven Allen, MD

UPMC Children's Hospital

Hey Chong, MD, PhD

UPMC Children's Hospital


Irina Pateva, MD

University Hospital Rainbow

Babies & Children's


Kelly Walkovich, MD

C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital


Roshini Abraham, PhD

Nationwide Children's


Jolan Walter, MD, PhD

University of South Florida

Evelyn Argirokastritis

Race For Immunology

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