PROGRAM

**This program is subject to change. Program as of 19 May 2021

Scientific Program

     Academy of Autoimmunity

08:30 - 09:15Registration
09:15 - 09:30Welcome Remarks
Session 1 : The Mosaic of Autoimmunity
09:30 - 09:40Academy of Autoimmunity IntroductionYehuda Shoenfeld
09:40 - 10:10Origins of Fibromyalgia & the Modern Ways of TreatmentHoward Amital
10:10 - 10:40Immunopathogenesis & Clinical Aspects of SpondyloarthritisAbdulla Watad
10:40 - 11:00Coffee Break
Session 2: Forefront of Autoimmunity
11:00 - 11:30Silicone Breast Implants & AutoimmunityGilad Halpert
11:30 - 12:00What’s New in the Field of SLEZiv Paz
12:00 - 12:30Rheumatic Diseases in the ElderlyGleb Slobodin
12:30 - 13:45Lunch Break
13:45 - 14:15Industry SymposiumLilly
Session 3: Novel Therapies in Autoimmune Rheumatic Diseases
14:15 - 14:45IVIG & Autoimmune DiseasesGisele Goddard
14:45 - 15:05Ramadan Fasting and Rheumatic DiseasesMohammad Adawi
15:05 - 15:35Industry SymposiumJanssen
15:35 - 15:55Coffee Break
15:55 - 16:15Industry SymposiumKyowa Kirin
Session 4: Autoimmune Rheumatic Diseases in the Modern Life
16:15 - 16:35COVID-19, Autoimmune Rheumatic Diseases & VaccinationMichael Ehrenfeld
16:35 - 16:45How to Share a Knowledge in the Virtual International Medical CommunityYuri Ostrinski
16:45 - 17:15Panel DiscussionAll
End of Day 1
07:00 - 08:00Registration
Session 1: COVID-19 and Rheumatic Diseases
08:30 - 08:55Local ExperienceSuad Hannawi
08:55 - 09:20Gulf ExperienceIbrahim Almaghlouth
09:20 - 09:45Novel Infections, Autoimmune Diseases & Approach to PreventionYehuda Shoenfeld
09:45 - 10:00Panel DiscussionAll
10:00 - 10:30Industry SymposiumLilly
10:30 - 10:45Coffee Break
Session 2: Inflammatory Arthritis
10:45 - 11:10Rheumatic Disease in Adolescent PatientsReem Abdwani
11:10 - 11:35Update on Management of GoutBeena Hameed
11:35 - 11:45Panel DiscussionAll
11:45 - 12:15Industry SymposiumPfizer
12:15 - 13:30Prayer & Lunch Break
13:30 - 14:00Industry SymposiumJanssen
Session 3: Connective Tissue Disease
14:00 - 14:30Updates on Diagnosis & Management of SclerodermaMohammed Omair
14:30 - 15:00The Factors of Persistence of Biological TreatmentZiv Paz
15:00 - 15:30Industry Symposium Novartis
15:30 - 15:45Poster Session
15:45 - 16:15Industry Symposium Janssen
(4) Parallel Workshops (Each workshop will run twice for an hour)
16:15 - 17:15
17:15 - 18:15
Workshop 1: Ultrasound of Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sponsored by Janssen
Ahmed Abogamal
16:15 - 17:15
17:15 - 18:15
Workshop 2: Joints Injections in Upper LimbsAfra Al Dhaheri
Shazia Abdullah
16:15 - 17:15
17:15 - 18:15
Workshop 3: Diagnosis of Gout on Polarized MicroscopyFahad Fazal
16:15 - 17:15
17:15 - 18:15
Workshop 4: Added Value of Rheumatology NursesHodan Hussein
Nafaja Al Hasani
End of Day 2
07:30 - 08:30Registration
Session 4: Psoriatic Arthritis
08:30 - 09:00UAE Guidelines Khalid Alnaqbi
09:00 - 09:45Psoriatic Arthritis UpdatesJulio Ramirez
09:45 - 10:15Industry SymposiumGSK
10:15 - 10:30Coffee Break
Session 5: Degenerative Arthritis, Osteoporosis & Challenging Cases
10:30 - 10:55Update on Management of OsteoarthritisAmel Ginawi
10:55 - 11:20A Diagnostic Approach for Idiopathic OsteoporosisMustafa Al Izzi
11:20 - 11:50Multiple Feeds for the MindAmna Almuhairi
Fatima Al Kindi
11:50 - 12:00Panel DiscussionAll
12:00 - 12:30Industry SymposiumAbbVie
12:30 - 13:30Lunch Break
13:30 - 14:00Industry SymposiumPfizer
Session 6: Immunology for Non-Immunologist
14:00 - 14:30Periodic FeverNajla Aljaberi
14:30 - 15:00Overview of Asia SyndromeAbdulla Watad
15:00 - 15:30Novel Approaches to Rheumatoid Arthritis Howard Amital
15:30 - 15:50Industry SymposiumBoehringer Ingelheim
15:50 - 16:05Coffee Break
(4) Parallel Workshops (Each workshop will run twice for an hour)
16:05 - 17:05
17:05 - 18:05
Workshop 1: Ultrasound in Psoriatic Arthritis / EnthesitisGhita Harifi
Zaid Alrawi
16:05 - 17:05
17:05 - 18:05
Workshop 2: Ultrasound in Crystals & Degenerative ArthropathiesAhmed Zayat
Nesreen Moustafa
16:05 - 17:05
17:05 - 18:05
Workshop 3: Joints Aspiration in Lower LimbsHaroon Khan
Mohammed Gamal
16:05 - 17:05
17:05 - 18:05
Workshop 4: Immunological Cases for the RheumatologistRavi Chandra Gutta
End of Day 3