Basic and Translational Immunology for Rheumatologists

07:50 – 12:00 Registration
08:50 – 09:00 Opening Remarks Yaser Ali Ghadanfar
09:00 – 09:30 Introduction to the Immune System Jalila Al-Shekaili
09:30 – 10:00 Innate Immunity, Sensing Pathogens and Danger Mohammed Omair
10:00 – 10:20 ADARRC Refreshment Break & Networking TM
10:20 – 10:50 Antigen Presenting Cells, Antigen Presentation, T-Cell Activation Fatemah Baron
10:50 – 11:20 T Cell Subsets in Autoimmune Diseases Hoda Tarakmeh
11:20 – 11:50 B-Cell Activation and Antibody Production Fatemah Baron
11:50 – 12:15 Q & A
12:15 – 13:30 Friday Prayer & Lunch Break
13:30 – 14:30 Mechanisms of Autoimmunity Pier Luigi Meroni
14:30 – 15:00 Immune Regulation and Tolerance Amer Khojah
15:00 – 15:30 Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS) from the Bench to Clinical Practice Pier Luigi Meroni
15:30 – 15:40 Q & A
15:40 ADARRC Refreshment Break & Networking TM
END OF THE DAY

Program as of 30 September 2022
*Disclaimer: This program is tentative and may be subject to change at the discretion of the Faculty.

Jalila Al-Shekaili

Jalila Al-Shekaili

Microbiology & Immunology
Sultan Qaboos University Hospital
Oman

Fatemah Baron

Fatemah Baron

Senior Specialist in Intetnal Medicine & Rheumatology
Jahra Hospital
Kuwait

Amer Khojah

Amer Khojah

Pediatrics, Allergy Immunology and Pediatric Rheumatology
Umm Al-Qura University – Department of Pediatric
KSA

Pier Luigi Meroni

Pier Luigi Meroni

Professor of Rheumatology
University of Milan
Head Immunorheumatology Research Laboratory – Istituto Auxologico Italiano
Italy

Mohammed Omair

Mohammed Omair

Consultant Rheumatologist
Associate Professor
King Saud University
KSA

Hoda Tarakmeh

Hoda Tarakmeh

Consultant in Rheumatology & Internal Medicine
Mubarak Al-Kabeer Hospital
Kuwait

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