The 8th Autoimmunity Day was held on June 9, 2006.

June 9, 2006
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Bloomberg School of Public Health
Becton Dickinson Lecture Hall

Morning Session Chair: Lynne Burek
8:00 am Breakfast
8:30 am C. Garrison Fathman: "GRAIL, an ubiquitin E3 ligase involved in T cell anergy"
9:30 am Joan Bathon: "Rheumatoid Arthritis and Atherosclerosis: Convergence of Pathogenic Mechanisms and Implications for Treatment"
10:00 am Break
10:30 am Kazim Sheikh: "GBS: Towards fulfilling Witebsky's postulates"
11:00 am Allan Hess: "Reconstitution of Immune Tolerance to self MHC Class II Antigens after Bone Marrow Transplantation"
11:30 am Agnes Azimzadeh: "Selective costimulation blockade to modulate transplant-associated autoimmunity"
12:00 pm Lunch
Afternoon Session Chair: Patrizio Caturegli
1:30 pm Betty Diamond: "Induction and Pathogenicity of anti-DNA Antibodies"
2:30 pm Avi Kupver
3:00 pm TC Wu: "Identification of a New Mechanism for Tumor Immune Evasion"
3:30 pm William Eaton: "Epidemiologic Study of Schizophrenia and Autoimmune Diseases in Danish Registers"