Physicians Educations Day

The Foundation for Primary Immunodeficiencies organizes an annual Physicians Education Day to improve knowledge about Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases every year in June.

Speakers provide information about working of the immune system, clinical features and complications of primary immunodeficiency diseases, and various treatment options including immunoglobulin, hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, and gene therapy.

Topics may include: Immune system in relation to PID, PID in Children and Adults, Pulmonary manifestations of PID, Gastrointestinal & hepatic manifestations of PID, Autoinflammatory PID, Autoimmune manifestations of PID, Immunoglobulin therapy for PID, Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in PID and autoimmune diseases & gene therapy.

Who should attend?  Pediatricians, Internists, Family medicine, Infectious disease specialists, Pulmonologists, Gastroenterologists, Rheumatologists, Endocrinologists, Neurologists.

 

2018 Physicians Education Day

Sunday, June 3, 2018

Island Hotel, Newport Beach, California

 

 Registration is complimentary and breakfast and lunch is provided.

For further information, please contact Ms. Mitzi Vanhorn at

mitiziv@fpid.org or (949) 824-5818.

 

  

 

PROGRAM

 

7:30 am REGISTRATION AND BREAKFAST
8:30 am Welcome and Introduction-Sudhir Gupta
8:35 am Immune system in relation to primary immunodeficiencies-Sudhir Gupta
9:10 am Clinical Manifestations and complications in Primary Immunodeficiencies- Joseph Church
9:45 am Pulmonary manifestations in Primary Immunodeficiencies- Manish Butte
10:20-10:35 am COFFEE BREAK
10:35 am Autoimmunity and autoimmune diseases in primary immunodeficiencies- Troy Torgerson
11:10 am Autoinflammatory diseases-Hal Hoffman
11:45 am Vaccines in Primary Immunodeficiencies-Sudhir Gupta
12:10 pm Immunoglobulin therapy for Primary Immunodeficiency diseases- Morna Dorsey
12:45 pm Hematopoietic cell Transplantation and Gene therapy in Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases- Neena Kapoor
1:20 pm LUNCH AND ADJOURN

 

FACULTY

Sudhir Gupta, MD, Ph.D., D.Sc. (Hon)
Professor of Medicine, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, and Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
Chief, Basic and Clinical Immunology,
University of California, Irvine, California
Co-Founder and Chairman, Board of Directors, Foundation for Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases (FPID)

Manish Butte, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Chief, Division of Pediatric Immunology, Allergy and Rheumatology
UCLA David Gaffen School of Medicine
Los Angeles, California

Joseph Church, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics, Keck School of Medicine, USC
Chief, Clinical Immunology and Allergy
Children Hospital of Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California

Hal Hoffman, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics
Chief, Division of Pediatric Allergy, Immunology, and Rheumatology
University of California at San Diego
San Diego, California

Morna Dorsey, M.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Chief, Division of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology
University of California at San Francisco
San Francisco, California

Neena Kapoor, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics, Keck School of Medicine, USC
Director, Blood and Bone Marrow Transplant Laboratory
Children Hospital of Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California

Troy Torgerson, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Divisions of Immunology/Rheumatology
Co-Director, Non-Malignant Transplant Program
University of Washington and Seattle Children's Hospital
Seattle, Washington