Stanford Vasculitis Patient and Family Conference – February 7, 2015

2015 Stanford, California Vasculitis Patient and Family Conference
Sponsored by the Vasculitis Foundation and the Stanford Division of Immunology and Rheumatology

Saturday, February 7, 2015

Stanford University
Li Ka Shing Learning and Knowledge Center
Berg Hall, Room 230 (A)
291 Campus Drive
Palo Alto, California 94305

Registration is now closed for this meeting. 

The Vasculitis Foundation is pleased to present the 2015 Stanford Vasculitis Patient and Family Conference on Saturday, February 7.  We invite you to join vasculitis experts and researchers from Stanford University and the University of San Francisco for a day of learning and networking with other patients and family members.

Preliminary Schedule

9:30 am – 10:15 am
Coffee and snacks

10:15 am – 10:30 am
Welcome and Introductions:  Cornelia Weyand, M.D., Ph.D., Stanford University, Immunology and Rheumatology

10:30 am – 11:00 am
Kidney Disease in Vasculitis:  Robert Isom, M.D., Stanford University, Nephrology

11:00 am – 11:30 am
Small Vessel Vasculitis – Disease Mechanisms in ANCA-associated Vasculitis (Eosinophilic Granulomatosis/Churg-Strauss Syndrome, GPA/Wegener’s, Microscopic Polyangiitis)
Marc Hilhorst, M.D., Stanford University, Immunology and Rheumatology, Maastrich University Medical Center

11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Cardiovascular Disease in Vasculitis:  Jison Hong, M.D., Stanford University, Immunology and Rheumatology

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Lunch

1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Large Vessel Vasculitis – Giant Cell Arteritis and Takayasu’s Arteritis:  Cornelia Weyand, M.D., Ph.D., Stanford University

1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Genetics in Vasculitis:  Sharon Chung, M.D., M.S., University of California-San Francisco, Rheumatology

2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Medications in Vasculitis:  Sarah Goglin, M.D., University of California-San Francisco, Rheumatology

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Update on Vasculitis Research Around the World: Now and in the Future – Round Table:  Tsuyoshi Shirai, M.D., Hikmat Assi, Ph.D., Benedikt Schaefgen, Hui Zhang, Ph.D., Stanford University, Rafal Nazarewicz, Vanderbilt University

3:00 pm
Wrap-up and adjourn

Registration deadline:  Monday, February 2, 2015
Click here to register.

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