SCHEDULE.

3 Day Symposium
September 22 - 24, 2021

All event times are Eastern Time Zone (New York, United States) Time (ET)
WEDNESDAY - IMMUNE DYSREGULATION IN THE CONTEXT OF IMMUNOTHERAPY

MODERATORS: Megan Cooper, MD PhD and Saara Kaviany, DO

​1:00 - 1:15  WELCOME

Melissa Rose, DO | Nationwide Children's - Columbus, OH  view profile

Kelly Walkovich, MD | C.S. Mott Children's - Ann Arbor, MI  view profile

KEYNOTE

​1:15 - 2:00  TUMOR IMMUNOLOGY

with Keynote Speaker Svetomir Markovic, MD, PhD 

Oncology | Mayo Clinic - Rochester, MN  view profile

KEYNOTE

2:00 - 2:45  COMPLICATIONS OF IMMUNOMODULATORY THERAPIES IN RHEUMATOLOGY

with Keynote Speaker Edward M. Behrens, MD

Rheumatology | Children's Hospital of Philadelphia - Philadelphia, PA  view profile

2:45 - 3:00  BREAK

3:00 - 3:45  LEARNING FROM OUR MISTAKES: THE INTERSECTION OF CANCER AND AUTOIMMUNITY: THERAPEUTIC CHALLENGES & OPPORTUNITIES FOR TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH

with Keynote Speaker Elad Sharon, MD, PhD, MPH

Hematology/Oncology | National Cancer Institute (NIH) - Bethesda, MD  view profile

KEYNOTE

3:45 - 4:30  PANEL DISCUSSION

with Keynote Speakers: Svetomir Markovic, MD PhD, Elad Sharon, MD, MPH & Edward Behrens, MD

Allison Remiker, MD | Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago - Chicago, IL  view profile

Lisa Forbes Satter, MD | Texas Children's Hospital - Houston, TX  view profile

Danielle Arnold, MD | National Institute of Health – Bethesda, MD  

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4:30 - 5:00  ORAL ABSTRACTS

Moderator: Beth Thielen, MD PhD | University of Minnesota - Minneapolis, MN  view profile

5:00 - 5:10  CLOSING

Megan Cooper, MD PhD | Children's Hospital of St. Louis - St. Louis, MO  view profile

Saara Kaviany, DO | Monroe Carell Jr.'s Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt - Nashville, TN  view profile

5:00 - 6:00  EXHIBITION HALL 

THURSDAY - LIVING RARE: MAKING CONNECTIONS, MAKING AN IMPACT

MODERATOR: Evelyn Argirokastritis

​9:00 - 9:15 WELCOME

Melissa Rose, DO | Nationwide Children's - Columbus, OH  view profile

Kelly Walkovich, MD | C.S. Mott Children's - Ann Arbor, MI  view profile

​9:15 - 9:45 PATIENT STORY "To Be One in a Million" with Ryan McMann

9:45 - 10:45 PATIENT-CENTERED PANEL DISCUSSION

Moderator: Evelyn Argirokastritis | President of Race For Immunology -  view profile

& Chip Chambers, MD | Presiden of DADA2 - view profile

Elizabeth Varga, MS, CGC | Nationwide Children's Hospital - Columbus, OH  view profile

Ryan McMann | 

David Frame, PharmaD | Michigan Medicine - Ann Arbor, MI  view profile

Eszter Hars, PhD | President and CEO of Shwachman-Diamond Syndrome Alliance - Suffolk County, MA  view profile

​10:45 - 11:00 BREAK

11:00 - 11:45 BREAK-OUT SESSIONS - Registration Required for this session

 

Understanding my Genetic Results Meeting Code: 

Kelsey Bohnert, MS, MRes, CGC | UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh, PA  
Mark Hannibal, MD PhD |C.S. Mott Children's Hospital - Ann Arbor, MI  view profile

Basics of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation & Gene Therapy Meeting Code: 406543

Holly Miller, DO | Phoenix Children's Hospital - Phoenix, AZ  view profile

James Connelly, MD | Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt - Nashville, TN  view profile

Creative Strategies for Managing Chronic Disease Meeting Code: 920231

Eric Scott, PhD | C.S. Mott Children's Hospital - Ann Arbor, MI  view profile

Lisa Perry, BS Childlife Specialist | UH Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital - Cleveland, OH

​11:45 - 12:30 EXHIBITION HALL

12:30 - 1:30 SPEED NETWORKING SESSION​

1:35 - 2:15 GUIDED POSTERS

Session Moderators:

Christen Ebens, MD, MPH | University of Minnesota - Minneapolis, MN  view profile

Rohith Jesudas, MD | St. Jude Children's Research Hospital - Memphis, TN  view profile

​2:15 - 2:30 BREAK

2:30 - 3:15 PEER MENTORING

Sessions for Trainees

Emma Westermann-Clark, MD | University of South Florida Health - Tampa, FL
Steven Allen, MD | Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh, PA  view profile

Early Career

Melissa Rose, DO | Nationwide Children's - Columbus, OH  view profile
Jennifer Leiding, MD | Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital - St. Petersburgh, FL  view profile

Mid-career faculty

V. Koneti Rao, MD, FRCPA | National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases - Bethesda, MD  view profile
Tamara Pozos, MD PhD | Minnesota Children's Hospital - Minneapolis, MN  view profile

3:20 - 4:05 EDUCATION BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Advocacy in Rare Disease: How do I have meaningful engagement and evoke change?

Nicole Derush-Mackey | Bay Regional Coordinator, Senator Gary Peters at United States Senate - Michigan

 

Teaching Immunology to Millennials and Zoomers: Does anyone write in complete sentences anymore?

Thomas Michniacki, MD | C. S. Mott Children's Hospital - Ann Arbor, MI  view profile
Rebecca Scherzer, MD | Nationwide Children's Hospital - Columbus, OH  view profile

Margaret Redmond, MD | Nationwide Children's Hospital - Columbus, OH  view profile

Daniel Schmitz, MD | Nationwide Children's Hospital - Columbus, OH  

​4:10 - 5:10 ENHANCING DIVERSITY IN IMMUNO-HEME TRAINING 

Hey Jin Chong, MD, PhD | Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh, PA  view profile
Jolan Walter, MD PhD | University of South Florida - St. Petersburgh, FL  view profile

Dilawar Khokhar, MD | Seattle Children's Hospital - Seattle, WA  view profile

Andrew Campbell, MD | Children's National - Washington, D.C.  view profile

Jorge DiPaola, MD | Washington University of St. Louis - St. Louis, MO  view profile

​5:10 - 5:30 CLOSING

Evelyn Argirokastritis | Race For Immunology - Macomb, MI

FRIDAY -   INBORN ERRORS IN IMMUNITY AND MALIGNANCY

MODERATORS: Rebecca Marsh, MD and Sarah Henrickson, MD PhD

​9:00 - 9:05 WELCOME

Melissa Rose, DO | Nationwide Children's - Columbus, OH  view profile

Kelly Walkovich, MD | C.S. Mott Children's - Ann Arbor, MI  view profile

​9:05 - 9:50 UNIQUE AND COMMON MECHANISMS OF ONCOGENESIS IN INBORN ERRORS OF IMMUNITY

with keynote speaker Fabian Hauck, MD PhD

Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich - Munich, Bavaria, Germany  view profile

KEYNOTE

9:50 - 10:00 INTRODUCTION TO PRO-CON DEBATE

​10:00 - 11:30 PRO-CON DEBATES

Surveillance for malignancy in inborn errors of immunity with susceptibility to malignancy 

PRO: Fabian Hauck, MD PhD | Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich - Munich, Bavaria, Germany  view profile

CON: Ashish Kumar, MD PhD | Cincinnati Children's Hospital - Cincinnati, OH  view profile

The role of transplant in inborn errors of immunity with susceptibility to malignancy

PRO: James Connelly, MD | Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt - Nashville, TN  view profile

CON: Shan Chandrakasan, MD | Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center - Atlanta, GA  view profile

Immunology/genetic evaluation for potential inborn errors of immunity in patients presenting with malignancy

PRO: Hey Jin Chong, MD, PhD | Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh, PA  view profile

CON: Rajen Mody, MBBS | C. S. Mott Children's Hospital - Ann Arbor, MI  view profile

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​11:30 - 11:45 BREAK

11:45 - 12:30 TALES OF THE CASE CONFERENCE

Daniel Dulek, MD | Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt - Nashville, TN  view profile

Harry (Adrian) Lesmana, MD, FAAP, FACMG | Cleveland Clinic Children's - Cleveland, OH  view profile

12:30 - 1:00 ORAL ABSTRACTS & AWARDS

Irina Pateva, MD | UH Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital - Cleveland, OH  view profile

1:00  - 1:10 CLOSING