PROGRAM

**This program is subject to change. Program as of 30 March 2021

Scientific Program

     Academy of Autoimmunity

08:00 - 08:45Registration
08:45 - 09:00Welcome Remarks
Session 1
09:00 - 09:30Mosaic of AutoimmunityYehuda Shoenfeld
09:30 - 10:00Origins of Fibromyalgia & the Modern Ways of TreatmentHoward Amital
10:00 - 10:30Immunopathogenesis & Clinical Aspects of SpondyloarthritisAbdulla Watad
10:30 - 10:45Panel DiscussionAll
10:45 - 11:00Coffee Break
Session 2
11:00 - 11:30Allergy & AutoimmunityAmir Tanay
11:30 - 12:00Silicone Breast Implants & AutoimmunityGilad Halpert
12:00 - 12:30Helmints & Autoimmunity (TPC)Miri Blank
12:30 - 12:45Panel DiscussionAll
12:45 - 13:45Lunch Break
13:45 - 14:15Industry Symposium
Session 3
14:15 - 14:45What's New in the Field of SLEZiv Paz
14:45 - 15:15Rheumatic Diseases in the ElderlyGleb Slobodin
15:15 - 15:45IVIG & Autoimmune DiseasesGisele Goddard
15:45 - 16:00Coffee Break
16:00 - 16:30Industry Symposium
16:30 - 17:00Stress and AutoimmunityArnon Afek
17:00 - 17:30Ramadan Fasting and Rheumatic DiseasesMohammad Adawi
17:30 - 17:50COVID-19, Autoimmune Rheumatic Diseases & VaccinationMichael Ehrenfeld
17:50 - 18:00How to Share a Knowledge in the Virtual International Medical CommunityYuri Ostrinski
18:00End of Day 1
07:00 - 08:00Registration
Session 1: COVID-19 and Rheumatic Diseases
08:30 - 08:55Local Experience
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 Symposium
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 Symposium
12:15 - 13:30Prayer & Lunch Break
13:30 - 14:00Industry Symposium
Session 3: Connective Tissue Disease
14:00 - 14:30Updates of Inflammatory MyositisImad Jassim
14:30 - 15:00Updates on Diagnosis & Management of SclerodermaMohammed Omair
15:00 - 15:30The Factors of Persistence of Biological TreatmentZiv Paz
15:30 - 16:00Industry Symposium
16:00 - 16:15Coffee Break
(4) Parallel Workshops (Each workshop will run twice for an hour)
16:15 - 17:15
17:15 - 18:15
Workshop 1: Ultrasound of Rheumatoid ArthritisAhmed Abogamal
Waleed AlShehhi
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: Immunological Cases for the RheumatologistRavi Chandra Gutta
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 Updates
09:45 - 10:15Industry Symposium
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 MindAhlam Al Marzooqi
Amna Almuhairi
Fatima AlKindi
11:50 - 12:00Panel DiscussionAll
12:00 - 12:30Industry Symposium
12:30 - 13:30Lunch Break
13:30 - 14:00Industry Symposium
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 Symposium
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: Diagnosis of Gout on Polarized MicroscopyFahad Fazal
End of Day 3