3RD IMMUNOLOGY WORKSHOP FOR CLINICIANS

Scientific Organizers:

Clinic of Clinical Rheumatology-Clinical Immunology
University of Crete Medical School
Laboratory of Immune Regulation & Tolerance, University of Crete Medical School
Laboratory of Rheumatology, Autoimmunity & Inflammation
University of Crete Medical School

09:00 - 11:00
Innate Immunity
Chair: P. Verginis – A. Hatzioannou

• Pathogen recognition (C. Tsatsanis)

• Dendritic cells- (antigen presentation and co-stimulation) (T. Alissafi)

• Cytokines-cytokine storm (M. Semitekolou)

• Complement in autoimmune disease (Ι.Kourtzelis)

11:00 - 11:30
Break
11:30 - 13:30
Adaptive Immunity
Chair: T. Alissafi – A. Banos

• T cells (T cell subsets and cytokines) (A. Hatzioannou)

• Treg cells (clinical implications) (P. Verginis)

• Monocytes - Macrophages (C. Stathopoulou)

13:30 - 14:30
Light Lunch
14:30 - 16:30
Genetics, Epigenetics in Inflammation/Cancer
Chair: I. Mitroulis – I. Kourtzelis

• New technologies 1: Mass cytometry (N. Paschalidis)

• New technologies 2: Single cell approaches (Μ. Athanasiadis)

• Omics (A. Banos)

16:30 - 17:00
Break
17:00 - 19:00
Focus on other cells and mechanisms in health and disease
Chair: C. Stathopoulou- G. Bertsias

• Fibroblasts (V. Koliaraki)

• Metabolism (A. Chatzigeorgiou)

• Autophagy – Mitophagy (K. Palikaras)

• Bone marrow microenvironment (I. Mitroulis)

19:00 - 20:30
Pharma industry: R&D in immune mediated diseases
Chair: G. Bertsias – P. Sidiropoulos

• Lilly International
(E. Riedl)

• AstraZeneca International - The type I IFN Signature: It’s Development and Application in SLE and Immune Mediated Disease
(Z. Brohawn)

• AstraZeneca International - The clinical benefit of Inhibiting type-1 interferon biology in systemic lupus erythematosus
(H. Al-Mossawi)

Dinner
09:00 - 11:00
Autoimmune Diseases Pathogenesis: What’s new?
Chair: A. Repa – A. Raptopoulou

• Nephritis in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (H. Frangou)

• Rheumatoid Arthritis (P. Sidiropoulos)

• Multiple Sclerosis (V. Mastorodimos)

11:00 - 11:30
Break
11:30 - 13:30
Immunotherapy in Autoimmunity
Chair: P. Sidiropoulos – P. Skendros

• Jak STATs (G. Bertsias)

• Novel Cytokine Inhibitors (G. Fragkoulis)

• Immunoregulatory therapies in autoimmunity (A. Fanouriakis)

13:30 - 14:30
Light Lunch
14:30 - 16:30
Trhombosis Inflammation Vaccinations
Chair: A. Fanouriakis – V. Mastorodimos

• Mechanisms of Thrombo-inflammation (P. Skendros)

• Immunopathogenesis of COVID-19 infection (G. Chamilos)

• Autoimmunity in Immunotherapy (K. Rounis)

16:30 - 17:00
Break
17:00 - 19:00
Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy
Chair: P. Verginis – P. Foukas

• Tumor microenvironment (P. Foukas)

• Immunotherapy in cancer: Resistance mechanisms in solid tumors (O. Tsitsiloni)

• Colon cancer (I. Souglakos)

• Bone marrow malignancies - immunotherapy (C. Pontikoglou)

19:00 - 20:30
Keynote Lecture:
Chair: D.T. Boumpas – P. Sidiropoulos

Georg Schett “CAR T-cells in autoimmune diseases”

Dinner
09:00 - 11:00
Workshop 1 Students’ Presentations

6 selected presentations (20’)

11:00 - 11:30
Break
11:30 - 13:30
Workshop 2 Students’ Presentations

6 selected presentations (20’)

13:30 - 14:30
Conclusions – Wrap Up

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