Lung Diseases Conference

 

Rare Lung and Airway Diseases in Childhood

Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia and Neonatal Interstitial Lung Diseases

The Challenged Child

The 5th Gerry Schwartz and Heather Reisman

International Conference on Child Health

2nd – 3rd December, 2019

Jerusalem, Israel

 

 

Sponsored by

The Department of Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine

 The Israeli Pediatric Pulmonary Society

 

Organizing committee:

Amjad Horani, MD, Washington University in St Louis, St. Louis, USA

Eitan Kerem, MD, Hadassah Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel

Thomas Ferkol, MD, Washington University in St Louis, St. Louis, USA

Israel Amirav MD, Dana-Dwek Children’s Hospital Tel Aviv, Israel

 

PROGRAM:


 

 

                          Monday 3rd December, 2019

 

8:00-9:00

Registration and Coffee

9:009:10

Opening remarks and Greetings

Eitan Kerem MD; Hadassah Medical Center, Israel

Amjad Horani MD; Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, USA

                                                                      Session A

Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia and other Ciliopathies

Chairs: David Shoseyov, MD and Steven Brody, MD

9:15-9:35

 

9:35-9:40

Accuracy of diagnostic tests for PCD

Israel Amirav, MD, Dana-Dwek Children’s Hospital Tel Aviv, Israel

Discussion

 

9:40-10:00

10:00-10:05

 

Clinical Concepts in Ciliopathies and update on clinical trials

Thomas Ferkol, MD; Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, USA

Discussion

 

10:05-10:25

 

10:25-10:30

NNO Measurement for Infants & Evidence Based Treatment of PCD

June K Marthin, PhD & Kim G Nielsen, MD; Danish PCD Centre, Copenhagen University Hospital, Denmark

Discussion

10:30-10:50

Coffee Break

10:50-11:10

 

 

11:10-11:15

 

Monitoring disease progression in PCD

Jane Lucas, MD, PhD; University of Southampton, UK; BEATPCD, BESTCILIA and ERS PCD Task Force

Discussion

11:15-11:35

 

11:35-11:40

 

Regulation of Meiotic Chromosomal Pairing by A Novel Cilium

Yaniv Elkouby, PhD; Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

Discussion

11:40-12:00

 

 

12:00-12:05

Genetics of ciliary-related congenital heart defects

Asaf Tashma, MD; Hadassah Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel

Discussion

12:10-13:10

Lunch

 

                                             Session B

                  Cilia genes, Proteins and Ciliogenesis

            Chairs: Amjad Horani, MD and Huda Georgy Mussaffi, MD

13:10-13:30

 

13:30-13:35

 

Ciliogenesis in the airway from a stem cell to multiciliated cells

Steven Brody, MD; Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, USA

Discussion

13:35-13:55

 

13:55-14:00

 

PCD genetics – A journey from the patient to the bench, and beyond

Amjad Horani MD; Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, USA

Discussion

14:00-14:20

 

14:20-14:25

Gene correction and gene therapy for motile cilia dysfunction
Heymut Omran MD; Universitätsklinikum Münster, Germany

Discussion

14:25-14:45

 

 

14:45-14:50

 

Second site non-complementation: Immotile cilia in double heterozygotes in model organisms

Susan Dutcher, PhD; Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, USA

Discussion

 

14:50-15:05

Coffee Break

Session C

Abstracts

 

15:05-16:00

Oral presentations

 

16:00-16:10

 

Closing remarks

 

 

 

 

Tuesday 3rd December, 2019

08:15-9:00

Registration and Coffee

9:00-9:10

Opening remarks and Greetings

Session D

Surfactant Deficiency and Neonatal Lung Disease

                                          Chairs: Eitan Kerem, MD and Thomas Ferkol, MD

 

9:15-9:35

 

 

9:35-9:40

 

Neuroendocrine Cell Hyperplasia of Infancy (NEHI); Distinct entity or marker for other disease?

Malena Cohen-Cymberknoh, MD; Hadassah Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel

Discussion

 

9:40- 10:00

10:00-10:05

BPD, in the era of protective ventilation

Amir Kugelmann, MD; Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel

Discussion

 

10:05-10:25

 

10:25-10:30

 

ABC3A contribution to disease – lessons learned

Jennifer Wambach, MD; Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, USA

Discussion

10:30-10:50

Coffee Break

10:50-11:10

 

11:10 -11:15

Infant pulmonary function testing in ChILD

Avigdor Hevroni, MD; Hadassah Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel

Discussion

11:15 -11:55

 

11:55 -12:00

Current status of lung transplantation in infancy and childhood

Stuart Sweet, MD; Washington University, St. Louis, USA

Discussion

12:00-13:10

Lunch   

13:10-13:30

Evidenced based treatments for ChILD

Oded Breuer, MD; Hadassah Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel

 

13:30-15:00

 

Abstracts oral presentations

 

15:00

Concluding remarks and discussion

 

 

 REGISTRATION:

 

  

For registration to this 2-days conference on Rare Lung and Airway Diseases in Childhood

press here

 Please note: The Registration for the 3 days conference on “The Challenged Child”  is separate and can be done from here

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Email: [email protected]

Phone: +972-50-6901112

ABOUT US

The Hadassah Pediatric Chronic Disease Center located at the Hadassah Mount Scopus Campus is dedicated to assisting children and their families to cope with the challenges of chronic disease. The multidisciplinary staff provides holistic and integrated care with the emphasis on providing state of the art therapeutics with culturally appropriate and psychosocially oriented caring.  A special focus of the Center is fostering peaceful co-existence which is so important in a region that is war-torn.

The Center has multiple units specializing in specific diseases including cystic fibrosis, feeding disorders, inborn errors of metabolism, Down’s syndrome, diabetes, intellectual disabilities, adoption and rheumatologic disorders.   Most recently, the Center has opened a Supportive and Palliative Care Unit which assists families in coping with children with complex medical conditions that are life-threatening. 

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