ADARRC Immunology Academy

Time: 08:30 – 18:00

Date: Friday, 20 October 2023

Venue: InterContinental Dubai Festival City, UAE

Prepare yourself for an unforgettable educational journey at ADARRC Immunology AcademyTM where you will gain unparalleled insights into the Basic and Translational Immunology for Rheumatologists on Friday, 20 October 2023, InterContinental Dubai Festival City, UAE

Target Audience

  • Rheumatologists
  • Practicing Clinicians
  • Medical Trainees
  • Biotechnology Researchers
  • Pharmaceutical Professionals
  • Individuals involved in the development of therapies for immunological diseases

Learning Objectives

  • Understand vital immunological advances in human diseases.
  • Recognize shared mechanisms in diverse immunologic disorders.
  • Identify principles for immune modulation and major immune modulators.
  • Critically assess relevant medical literature pertinent to immune diseases and immunotherapies.
  • Explain the rationale for the use of new immunotherapeutic modalities in patients.

08:00 – 14:30 Registration
08:30 – 09:00 Introduction to the Immune System
09:00 – 10:00 Innate Immunity, Sensing Pathogens and Danger
10:00 – 10:15 Networking & Refreshment Break
10:15 – 11:15 Antigen Presenting Cells, Antigen Presentation, T-Cell Activation
11:15 – 12:00 T Cell Subsets in Autoimmune Diseases
12:00 – 14:30 Prayer & Lunch
14:30 – 15:15 B-Cell Activation and Antibody Production
15:15 – 16:15 Mechanisms of Autoimmunity
17:00 – 18:00 Cancer Immunotherapy and its Immunologic Complications

Program as of 22 August 2023.


Abul Abbas
Abul Abbas

Emeritus Professor
University of California, San Francisco
United States of America


Basel Al Ramadi
Basel Al Ramadi

Professor and Chairman
Director, Pre-Clinical Course Program
Dept. of Medical Microbiology & Immunology
United Arab Emirates University
College of Medicine and Health Sciences
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

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