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Contains: Courage® Research Retreat - Agenda 2021

Agenda

*Agenda as of October 12, 2021. Please note, agenda is subject to change. 
**All times are Eastern Standard Time.

 

Day 1 - Monday, October 18, 2021

 

11:00 a.m. Welcome Remarks 

  • Mary Weiser, Chair, FARE Board of Directors

11:05 a.m. Keynote – Stanford University Research Followed by Live Discussion

  • Diagnostics for Food Allergy
    • Tina Sindher, MD, Stanford University
  • Therapeutic Innovations in Food Allergy
    • Sharon Chinthrajah, MD, Stanford University
  • D-Prevention for Food Allergy
    • Kari Nadeau, MD, PhD, Stanford University
  • Live Discussion
    • Sharon Chinthrajah, MD, Tina Sindher, MD

12:20 p.m. Break

1:00 p.m. Disease Development

  • T Cells and Response to Food Allergen Immunotherapy
    • Celia Berin, PhD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
  • Skin Barrier Dysfunction in Food Allergy
    • Donald Leung, PhD, MD, National Jewish Health  
  • A Non-Canonical Function of the Immune System: Intestinal Adaption of Nutrient Availability
    • Ruslan Medzhitov, PhD, Yale School of Medicine
  • Dietary and Microbiome Effects 
    • Uma Naidoo, MD, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Live Panel Discussion

3:00 p.m. Break

4:00 p.m. Diagnosis

  • Addressing the Unmet Need in Food Allergy Diagnostics, Epitope-specific Antibody Profiling
    • Hugh Sampson, MD, AllerGenis
  • Role of Regulatory T Cells in Inducing Natural Tolerance to Food & Successful Oral Immunotherapy
    • Rima Rachid, MD, Harvard/Boston Children’s Hospital
  • FARE BBDC: Leveraging Biobanking for Food Allergy Research
    • Mike Pauciulo, MBA, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
  • Under the Banyan Tree: Tales of Biobank Facilitated Research
    • Amal Assa’ad, MD, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
  • Live Panel Discussion

6:15 p.m. Special Panel Discussion

  • Implementation of Peanut Oral Immunotherapy
    • Moderated by: Edwin Kim, MD, MS, University of North Carolina
    • Katherine Anagnostou, MD, PhD, Baylor/Texas Children’s Hospital
    • Drew Bird, MD, UT Southwestern
    • Julie Wang, MD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
       

 

Day 2 - Tuesday, October 19, 2021

 

11:00 a.m. Treatment - Immunotherapy 

  • Safety of PTAH in Children and Teenagers with Peanut Allergy
    • Kari Brown, MS, Aimmune
  • Clinical Updates for Viaskin™ Peanut
    • Pharis Mohideen, MD, DBV Technologies 
  • Immunotherapy - Identifying Better Predictors of Success
    • Wayne Shreffler, MD, PhD, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Anti-allergen Monoclonal Antibodies – Potential Paradigm Switch
    • Jennifer Maloney, MD, Regeneron
  • Live Panel Discussion

1:00-2:00 p.m. Break

2:00 p.m. Immunotherapy and FARE Clinical Network

  • Late-Stage Respiratory Pipeline
    • Thomas Corbridge, MD, GlaxoSmithKline
  • Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and Westat, Data Coordinating Center
    • Jonathan Spergel, MD, PhD, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
  • The FARE Patient Registry 
    • Dylan Klomparens, MS, FARE
  • Accelerating Research Via the FARE Clinical Network & Patient Registry
    • Jennifer Bufford, MS, FARE
  • Live Panel Discussion

4:00 p.m. Break

5:00 p.m. Keynote Address – NIAID Perspective

  • Introduction and State of the NIAID Food Allergy Portfolio
    • Alkis Togias, MD, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease
  • Food Allergy Prevention
    • Patricia Fulkerson, MD, PhD, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease
  • Immunotherapy in Food Allergy – the Quest for Tolerance
    • Amanda Rudman-Spergel, MD, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease
  • Live Panel Discussion
    • Alkis Togias, MD, Lisa Wheatley, MD, MPH, and colleagues

6:15 p.m. Special Panel Discussion

  • Implementation of Prevention
    • Moderated by: Christina Ciaccio, MD, MSc, UChicago Medicine
    • Helen Brough, PhD, King’s College London
    • Marion Groetch, MS, RD, CDN, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
    • Kirsi Jarvinen-Seppo, MD, PhD, University of Rochester Medical Center
    • Bruce Lanser, MD, MPH, National Jewish Health

 

Day 3 - Wednesday, October 20, 2021

 

11:00 a.m. Keynote Address – King’s College London Research Activities

  • Translating LEAP into a Public Health Intervention
    • Graham Roberts, PhD, University of Southampton
  • Learning Early about Peanut Allergy Trial: What Linear Allergenic Epitope Profiling Can Tell us
    • Hugh Sampson, MD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
  • The Different Phenotypes of Peanut Allergy: The Resolution of Early Peanut Allergy
    • Ru-Xin Foong, MD, King’s College London
  • Live Panel Discussion
    • Ru-Xin Foong, MD, King’s College London
    • Gideon Lack, MA, MBBCH, FRCP CH, MD, King’s College London
    • Hugh Sampson, MD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

12:00 p.m. Break

1:00 p.m. Innovative Treatments

  • Reimagining the Treatment of Food Allergy to Transform Patient Lives
    • Ashley Dombkowski, PhD, AllAdapt
  • Reengineering the Early-life Gut Microbiome to Prevent Allergy & Asthma
    • Susan Lynch, PhD, UC San Francisco
  • VLP-Peanut: Route to Clinical Development
    • Pieter-Jan de Kam, PhD, Allergy Therapeutics
  • Using AI and Protein Engineering to Redesign Food Proteins for Food and Therapeutics
    • Anat Binur, PhD, Ukko
  • Live Panel Discussion

3:00 p.m. Break

4:00 p.m. Prevention

  • Start Eating Early Diet (SEED) Study
    • Ruchi Gupta, MD, MPH, Northwestern University
  • Maternal Diet During Pregnancy in Allergy Prevention: Beyond food allergens
    • Carina Venter, PhD, RD, Children’s Hospital Colorado
  • Potential Mechanism of Action for Atopic Disease Prevention
    • Bethany Henrick, PhD, Evolve BioSystems
  • Live Panel Discussio

6:15 p.m. Special Panel Discussion

  • Do Something Now or Wait?
    • Moderated by: Scott Sicherer, MD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
    • Corinne Keet, MD, University of North Carolina
    • Anna Nowak-Wegrzyn, MD, PhD, NYU Langone
    • Wayne Shreffler, MD, PhD, Massachusetts General Hospital
    • Brian Vickery, MD, Emory University

7:15 p.m. Closing Remarks 

  • Mary Weiser, Chair, FARE Board of Directors

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