Scientific Program

13th Annual International Symposium on Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases.

Theme: Infectious diseases as primary Immunodeficiencies
November 18-19, 2017
Island Hotel, Newport Beach, California 2017


Organizers: Jean-Laurent Casanova and Sudhir Gupta

Session Chairpersons: Max Cooper, Daniele Kastner, Thomas Waldmann, Rebecca Buckley, Neena Kapoor

Thomas Waldmann Award Lecture: Yanik Crow (Paris) Type I interferon-induced Mendelian autoinflammation - Lessons learned

William E Paul Memorial Lecture: Ronald Germain- topic to be determined

Virus Infection

  • Jacques Fellay (Lausanne): Human genomics of viral respiratory infections
  • Helen Su (NIH): The genetic basis of severe rhinovirus infection
  • Mikko Seppanen (Helsinki): Novel immunodeficiencies digged from adult index cases
  • Sylvain Latour (Paris): The CD27-CD70 circuit and EBV infection

Bacterial Infections

  • St├ęphanie Boisson-Dupuis (New York): A monogenic but common genetic etiology of tuberculosis
  • Vanessa Sancho-Shimizu (London): The genetic basis of meningococcal disease
  • Dusan Bogunovic (New York): Genetic errors in ISG15 and USP18: examples of Type I IFN mediated diseases

Fungal infections

  • Anne Puel (Paris): New inborn errors of immunity underlying fungal diseases
  • Holm Uhlig (UK): A novel genetic etiology of HIES

Others Topics

  • Luis Quintana-Murci (Paris): Population genomics of immunity to infection
  • Soren Paludan (Aarhus): Innate immunity to viruses in mice and humans
  • Luigi Notarangelo (NIH): Primary immunodeficiency and infectious diseases
  • Tomohiro Morio (Japan): A novel combined immunodeficiency
  • Michael Keller (US): Adoptive immunotherapy for primary immunodeficiency disorders with virus-specific T lymphocytes
  • Steven Holland (NIH): Anti-cytokine therapy for infections