Autoimmune Disease Research Center



18th Annual Autoimmunity Day
June 21, 2017
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tilghman Auditorium and Turner Concourse

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MORNING SESSION
Chair: Daniela Cihakova, MD, PhD
Associate Professor,
Department of Pathology,
Johns Hopkins University
8:00-9:00 am Breakfast
9:00-9:15 am INTRODUCTION - Noel R. Rose, MD, PhD
Professor Emeritus, Department of Pathology,
Johns Hopkins University
9:15-10:15 am KEYNOTE SPEAKER - Marco Colonna, MD
Robert Rock Belliveau MD Endowed Professor,
School of Medicine, Washington University
"Innate lymphoid cells in immunity"
10:15-10:45 am Xinzhong Dong, PhD
Professor, The Solomon H. Snyder
Department of Neuroscience,
School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University
"Characterization of mast cell specific receptor in diseases"
10:45-11:00 am Abstract Winner – Basic Science
11:00-11:30 am Pierre A. Coulombe, PhD
EV McCollum Professor and Chair,
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology,
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
"A novel role for Autoimmune Regulator in skin tumorigenesis"
11:30-1:00 pm LUNCH AND POSTER SESSION
Turner Concourse
AFTERNOON SESSION
Chair: Ben Larman, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology,
School of Medicine, John Hopkins University
1:00-1:15 pm KEYNOTE SPEAKER - Rachel Caspi, PhD
Senior Investigator,
Immunoregulation Section, National Eye Institute
National Institutes of Health
"Microbiota and the eye"
1:15-1:30 pm Abstract Winner – Clinical Science
1:30-1:40 pm Afternoon Break
1:40-2:10 pm Peter Arthur Calabresi, MD
Professor, Department of Neurology,
School of Medicine, John Hopkins University
Director of the Multiple Sclerosis Center,
Johns Hopkins University
"Th17 cells inhibit Endrogenous Remyelination in the Central Nervous System"
2:10-2:40 pm Cindy L Sears, MD
Professor, Department of Medicine,
School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University
"Colon Cancer: The Host and the Microbiota"
2:40-3:00 pm Awards for Abstracts winners and Meeting conclusions

Mario Caturegli, MD, MPH
Associate Professor, Department of Pathology,
School of Medicine, John Hopkins University and
Director of Noel and Deborah Rose Center
for Autoimmune Disease Research

Advisory Board
Scientific Board

Dr. Antony Rosen
Dr. Jonathan Schneck
Dr. Abraham Kupfer
Dr. Drew Pardoll
Dr. Neal Halsey
Dr. Stephen Desiderio
Dr. Jay Brooks Jackson
Dr. Daniel Drachman
Dr. Mark Soloski
Dr. Diane Griffin
Dr. Grant Anhalt
We are grateful for support from the American Autoimmune-Related Disease Association and Ms. Linda Otto.
Sponsored by Noel and Deborah Rose Center for Autoimmune Disease Research, Johns Hopkins University, WHO collaborating Center for Autoimmune Disorders, and the American Autoimmune Related Disease Association. For more information please contact Monica Talor at 420-624-4173 or .

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