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Preliminary programme 

   
 
Milan, 6-8 March 2008
 
Chair
Mario Carrabba (Milan, Italy)
Mauro Moroni (Milan, Italy)
Yehuda Shoenfeld (Tel Hashomer, Israel)
Silvano Todesco (Padua, Italy)
 
Organizing Scientific Committee
Andrea Doria (Padua, Italy)
Massimo Galli (Milan, Italy)
Piercarlo Sarzi Puttini (Milan, Italy)
 
 
 
INVITED SPEAKERS AND TITLE OF LECTURES
 
 
Induction of Autoimmune Rheumatic Diseases: the role of adaptive autoimmunity
I.B. McInnes (Glasgow, UK)
 
Induction of Autoimmune Rheumatic Diseases: the role of innate immunity
Gary Firestein (USA)
 
Could infections protect against Autoimmune Rheumatic Diseases?
A. Cook (Cambridge, UK)
 
Everything is infectious including autoimmune diseases
Rolf Zinkernagel (Zurich, Switzerland)
 
Everything is autoimmune until proven otherwise
Yehuda Shoenfeld (Tel-Aviv, Israel)
 
Cytokine network, infections and autoimmunity
J.M. Dayer (Genčve, Swizzerland)
 
EBV, CV and H. pylori in autoimmune rheumatic diseases
O. Barzilai (Tel-Aviv, Israel)
 
Mechanisms of class switch DNA recombination and hypermutation underlying the maturation of the antibody and autoantibody response
P. Casali (Los Angeles, USA)
 
Clearance deficiency – a potential link between infections and autoimmunity
M Hermann (Erlangen, Germany)
 
Vasculitis and infections
C.G.M. Kallenberg ( Groningen, The Netherlands)
 
Systemic lupus erythematosus and infections
A. Doria (Padova, Italy)
 
Infections in dermatopolymiosytis
F.W. Miller (Bethesda, USA)
 
Systemic sclerosis and infections
M. Matucci-Cerinic (Florence, Italy)
 
Antiphospholipid antibody syndrome
A. Tincani (Brescia, Italy)
 
Rheumatic fever – A classical autoimmune disease caused by infection
L. Guilherme (Sćo Paulo, Brazil)
 
Spondiloarthopathies and infections
R.D. Inman (Toronto, Canada)
 
Reactive arthritis: reactive to what?
M. Rihl (Hannover, Germany)
 
Lyme disease – An infectious autoimmune rheumatic disease
Girschick HS (Wurzburg, Germany)
 
Parasites and autoimmune rheumatic diseases
L. Romani (Perugia, Italy)
 
Autoimmunity, Infection and Atherosclerosis
Ejii Matsura (Japan)
 
PBC and infections
M.E. Gershwin
 
SAPHO syndrome and infections
F. Trotta (Ferrara, Italy)
 
Wegener granulomatosis and infections
L. Guillevin
 
Idiopathic pericarditis: infectious or autoimmune diseases?
A. Brucato (Bergamo, Italy)
 
Vaccination and ARD
G. Valesini (Rome, Italy)
 
Protective –pathogenic relationships between HBV and SLE
M. Ram (Tel-Aviv University)
 
Multiple infectious agents prevalence in the Antiphospholipid Syndrome
Y. Sherer (Tel-Hashomer, Israel)
 
Inflammosome
J. Tschopp (Epalinges, Switzerland)
 
Adult Still’ diseases
P. Efthimiou (New Jersey, Newark, NY, USA)
 
Granulomatous autoinflammatory sindrome
L. Punzi (Padua, Italy)
 
Mediterranean family fever
R. Manna, (Rome, Italy) .
 
TRAPS and Iper-IgD syndrome
M. Galeazzi (Siena, Italy)
Treament of autoimmune diseases in HIV and HCV patients
 
Use of corticosteroids and the risk of infections
M. Cutolo (Genova, Italy)
 
Biological Agents and infections
P Sarzi-Puttini (Milan, Italy)
 
DMARDS and infections
C Montecucco (Pavia, Italy)
 
Cyclophosphamide and Mycophenolate mofetil
F Houssiau (Brussels, Belgium)
 
Treatment of cryoglobulinemic glomerulonephritis
D. Roccatello (Torino, Italy)
 
Rheumatoid arthritis as a prototype of infections and autoimmunity relationship
H. Amital (Tel-Aviv, Israel)
 

 

 
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