5.75 CME Credits

3 February 2020
Dubai World Trade Centre

The CME-accredited Immunology conference will provide delegates with a unique opportunity to engage with
immunology field experts to explore ‘Evidence-based perspectives and emerging approaches’ in immunological techniques to improve interpretive skills for healthcare advancement and transformation. Regional and international pioneers
within immunology and relevant fields will present their research and share new case-based knowledge throughout the exclusive scientific programme.

Key topics:

  • Autoimmunity 
  • Allergy
  • Primary Immunodeficiency 
  • Molecular Immunology

Benefits of attending:

  • Discover innovative therapeutic options to treat allergies
  • Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of various allergy tests
  • Distinguish tests for screening primary immunodeficiencies
  • Identify the advantages and limitations of various new technologies to accurately assess Immunological conditions
  • Recognise the molecular and immunophenotypic characteristics in autoimmunity


 Dr Gehad Eltayeb ElGhazali, Consultant Physician and Service Lead Clinical Immunologist, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, Abu Dhabi, UAE
 Dr Zain Ali Al Yafei, Senior Clinical Scientist, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, Abu Dhabi, UAE 

Activity director:

Dr Fadi W. Abdul-Karim, Professor Emeritus, Cleveland Clinic Lerner School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Speaker faculty:

Prof Dr Alice Bertaina, Associate Professor of Paediatrics, Stem Cell Transplantation, Lucile Salter Packard Children’s Hospital, Stanford Children’s Health, Palo Alto, California, USA

Dr Ashraf Dada, President Elect, Arabian Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenomics, King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre, Jeddah, KSA

Dr Benoit Visseaux, Associate Professor of Virology,
Bichat Claude Bernard Hospital, Paris, France

Dr Daniele Ielo, Clinical and Scientific Manager, Autoimmunity, Instrumentation Laboratory, Werfen, Milan, Italy

Dr Dominik Jaeger, Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Euroimmun Medical Diagnostic Laboratory, Lubeck, Germany

Prof Dr Hamoud Al-Mousa, Professor and Consultant, Pediatric Allergy & Immunology, Director of Pediatric Allergy and Clinical Immunology Fellowship Program, Paediatric Department, King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center, Riyadh, KSA

Dr Mohamed Abuzakouk, Staff Physician, Respiratory Institute, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Dr Salim Al Tamimi, Senior Consultant Paediatric Immunology, Clinical Immunology & Allergy, Sultan Al
Qaboos University Hospital, Muscat, Oman

Prof Dr Suleiman Al-Hammadi, Professor of Paediatrics, Allergy and Clinical Immunology, UAE University, Al Ain, UAE

Dr Torsten Matthias, Chairman of the board, Aesku Kipp Institute, Wendelsheim, Germany