Immunology Conference - Medlab Middle East Congress

Immunology Conference

5.75 CME Credits

Live & in-person

7 February 2023

Dubai World Trade Centre

Immunology Conference

5.75 CME Credits


Overview:

 

The CME-accredited Immunology conference will provide delegates the opportunity to engage with immunology field experts. Regional and international pioneers will present their latest research and share novel case-based knowledge on immunodeficiencies, monkeypox management, COVID-19 updates, and research updates on allergic disorders. 


Key topics:

 

  • IEI, PID, PIRD, SID: Navigating through the alphabet soup of immunodeficiency 
  • CTLA-4/LRBA deficiency: A prototype for precision medicine in immunodysregulation disorders 
  • Current status of Covid-19 and Monkeypox in the region 
  • Vaccine updates for SARS-CoV-2 
  • Antinuclear antibodies in systemic diseases rheumatic 

Benefits of attending:

 

  • Discuss the status of vaccines for SARS-CoV-2 variants 
  • Analyse the management of monkeypox and COVID-19 cases within the region  
  • Describe the development and application of precision medicine in immunodysregulation disorders
  • Discover innovative therapeutic options to treat allergies

Chairs:

 

  • Dr Gehad Elghazali, Consultant Physician and Service Lead Immunologist, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City - Union71, Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Dr Zain Al Yafei, Chief Medical Officer, Union71/Purehealth, Abu Dhabi, UAE

 

Activity Director: 

 

  • Dr Ziad Peerwani, Medical Director, Cleveland Clinic Laboratories, Pathology & Laboratory, Medicine Institute-PLMI, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA 

Speakers:

 

  • Dr Ahmed Elghoudi, Consultant Physician, Pediatrics - Medical Affairs, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, Abu Dhabi, UAE 
  • Prof Basel Al Ramadi, Professor and Chair, Medical Microbiology & Immunology, CMHS, United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain, UAE 
  • Dr Bernice Lo, Principal Investigator, Laboratory of Immunoregulation, Sidra Medicine, Doha, Qatar 
  • Dr Eva M Martínez Cáceres, Head of the Immunology Division, Germans Trias i Pujol University Hospital,FOCIS Center of Excellence, Associate Professor of Immunology, Universitat Autònoma Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain 
  • H.E. Dr Farida Al Hosani, Official Spokesperson for Health Sector in the UAE; Executive Director of Infection Diseases Sector, Abu Dhabi Public Health Center, Abu Dhabi, UAE   
  • Dr Lucas Luk Tien Wee, Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist, Landmark Medical Centre, Johor Bahru, Malaysia 
  • Dr Mohammed Yousuf Karim, Division Chief, Hematopathology, Sidra Medicine, Doha, Qatar
  • Prof Pier Luigi Meroni, Professor of Rheumatology, University of Milan, Head Immunorheumatology Research Laboratory, Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Milan, Italy