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Forum on the Microbiome and Autoimmunity
April 24, 2014
9AM - 4 PM
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Agenda

8:55 Welcome - Howard Young (NCI)
Session I
Chair: Mildred Kwan (Univ. of Pennsylvania School of Medicine)
9:00 Alessio Fasano (Harvard University School of Medicine)
"Et tu Celiac? The role of microbes in gluten sensitive enteropathy"
9:30 Brittany Chao (NIAID)
"The role of the gut microbiome in Factor VIII inhibitor antibody formation: Novel target for inducing immune tolerance in Hemophilia A patients"
10:00 Tim Hand (NIAID)
"Gastrointestinal infection alters the immune-commensal relationship"
10:30-10:50 BREAK (Courtesy of the Society for Women's Health Research)
10:50 Elizabeth Grice (Univ. of Pennsylvania School of Medicine)
"Microbiome-host interactions in dysbiotic and inflammatory skin disease"
11:20 Rachel Caspi (NEI)
"TCR-specific activation of autoreactive T cells by endogenous microflora provokes spontaneous autoimmunity in an immunologically privileged site"
11:50-1:00 PM Lunch -- Box Lunch provided by the Society for Women's Health Research
Session II
Chair: Frederick Miller (NIEHS)
1:00 Jose Scher (New York University School of Medicine)
"The Microbiome in Autoimmune Arthritis: A century later"
1:30 Amy Proal (Autoimmunity Research Foundation)
"Microbiome-induced proteome dysbiosis in autoimmune disease"
2:00 Jorge Henao-Mejia (Univ. of Pennsylvania School of Medicine)
"Inflammasome-mediated dysbiosis in health and disease"
2:30-2:50 Break (Courtesy of the Society for Women's Health Research)
2:50 Joseph Petrosino (Baylor College of Medicine)
"Studies of the human microbiome and virome in type 1 diabetes"
3:20 Eric Triplett (University of Florida)
"A tale of two studies: how cohort design can mask or reveal strong bacterial associations with type 1 diabetes autoimmunity".

General Information

For conference related questions please contact Howard Young
301.846.5743

Location


Natcher - Building 45
Rooms E1/E2
NIH-Bethesda

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