The 13th Annual Autoimmunity Day
Held on June 10, 2011 from 8:30am - 4:00pm
at the Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University
8:30am - 9:00am Continental Breakfast - JHSPH courtyard
9:00am - 10:00am Emil Unanue, M.D.
Department of Pathology & Immunology, Washington University, SOM
Antigen presentation in autoimmune diabetes
10:00am - 10:30am Alan Baer, M.D.
Associate Professor, Division of Rheumatology, Johns Hopkins University, SOM
Defining Sjogren's syndrome
10:30am - 11:00am Break - Light Refreshments - JHSPH courtyard
11:00am - 11:30am Andrew Mammen, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Neurology, Johns Hopkins University, SOM
A novel autoantibody in statin-associated autoimmune myopathy
11:30am - 12:00pm Hamid Rabb, M.D.
Professor & Vice Chairman, Dept. of Medicine, Medical Director, Kidney Transplant, Johns Hopkins University, SOM
Newly identified role for lymphocytes in ischemic reperfusion injury
12:00pm - 1:30pm LUNCH - Anna Baetjer room
1:30pm - 2:30pm David Hafler, M.D.
Professor of Neurology & Immunology, Yale SOM
Regulatory T cells and genetics in autoimmune disease
2:30pm - 3:00pm Katharine Whartenby, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Neurology & Oncology, Johns Hopkins University, SOM
The role of the KLF4 transcription factor in regulating autoimmune responses
3:00pm - 3:30pm Thomas Donner, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism, SOM
Anti-CD3 mAb treatment of new onset type 1 diabetes
3:30pm - 4:00pm David Scott, Ph.D.
Professor and Vice Chair of Research, Dept of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences
Ig fusion therapeutics: from gene therapy to regulatory epitopes for tolerance
Sponsored by Johns Hopkins Center for Autoimmune Disease Research, WHO/PAHO Collaborating Center for Autoimmune Disorders, and American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association.