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Judith & Stewart Colton Center for Autoimmunity Advances in Autoimmunity Symposium

Advances in Autoimmunity Symposium

The annual Advances in Autoimmunity Symposium at NYU Langone recognizes fundamental research discoveries that translate into improved clinical care and health for patients and families living with autoimmune diseases.

Our symposium showcases research that’s advancing the medical community’s understanding of how the immune system functions to more effectively treat and prevent autoimmune diseases like lupus, arthritis, Crohn’s disease, and multiple sclerosis.

Advances in Autoimmunity 2021 Schedule

The following is the schedule for the virtual Advances in Autoimmunity 2021 Symposium which will take place in NYU Langone's Science Building at 435 E 30th Street, room 103, as well as online. Download the 2021 program.

Friday, December 3, 2021

2:00PM–2:10PM
Welcome Remarks
Timothy Niewold, MD
Director, Judith and Stewart Colton Center for Autoimmunity

2:10PM–2:45PM
Mechanisms of Photosensitivity and Autoimmunity in Lupus
Theresa Lu, MD, PhD
Hospital for Special Surgery Research Institute

2:45PM–3:20PM
Increasing the Odds of Success for a Targeted Drug Therapy to Benefit Patients Using Human Bioinformatics Data
Marc Levesque, MD, PhD
Abbvie

3:20PM–3:45PM
Break

3:45PM–4:20PM
Complete Human TBK1 Deficiency Leads to Autoinflammation
Dusan Bogunovic, PhD
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

4:20PM–5:00PM
Tissue-Resident Immune Cells in Human liver
Hideki Ueno, MD, PhD
Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University

You can also view symposia topics from earlier years: 2020 program, 2019 program, 2018 program, 2017 program, and 2016 program.