Sunday, 26 November, 2017
12:55-17:30 Hall Grand Coral 1
The Language of the course is Spanish.
General Practitioners, Specialists in Internal Medicine, Immunology, Infectology, Rheumatology and all those interested in autoimmunity and autoimmune diseases.
At the end of the course, attendees will have learned the current concepts of:
- The role of the immune system and its interaction with external risk factors for the development of autoimmune diseases
- The interaction between genetics and the immune system in autoimmune diseases.
- Modulation of the immune response with current treatments; perspectives.
Part 1: The interaction between external and internal factors for the development of autoimmune diseases
Prof. Juan Manuel Anaya, Colombia
Prof. Luis Javier Jara Quezada, Mexico
|12: 55 ||Opening||Yehuda Shoenfeld, Israel|
|13:00 ||Zika virus Infection and autoimmune neurological syndromes||Carolina Ramirez-Santana, Colombia|
Chikungunya virus infection: Latin America experience
|Olga Lidia Vera Lastra, Mexico|
|14:00 ||Immune neuro-endocrine interactions and Autoimmune rheumatic Diseases|
Luis J Jara Quezada, Mexico
|14:30 ||The interaction between genes and autoimmune diseases|
Juan Manuel Anaya, Colombia
|15:00 ||Coffee Break|| |
Part 2: Modulation of the immune response
Prof. Claudio Galarza, Ecuador
Prof. Roger A Levy, Brazil
|15:30 || Belimumab and other anti BAFFs|
Morton Scheinberg, Brazil
Rituximab and other anti-B cells antibodies.
Latin American experience
|Claudio Galarza, Ecuador|
|17: 00 ||Pre-autoimmunity: a unique opportunity for understanding and modulating autoimmunity|
Luis EC Andrade, Brazil