The 17th Autoimmunity Day was held on June 5, 2015.

June 5, 2015
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bloomberg School of Public Health
Becton-Dickinson Lecture Hall

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Morning Session Moderator: Patrizio Caturegli
8:00 am Breakfast
9:00 am Dan Littman: "Role of the microbiota and the tissue microenvironment in programming on inflammatory T cells"
10:00 am Felipe Andrade: "An old dog with new tricks: How RA33 challenges the paradigm of autoantigen selection in rheumatoid arthritis"
10:30 am Break
11:00 am Abby Geis: "A T regulatory paradox: Priming an oncogenic inflammatory response to gut microbiota"
11:15 am Barbara Detrick: "Breakdown of Immune Regulation in the Eye: Mechanisms of Retinal Autoimmunity"
11:45 am Sergei Atamas: "Molecular mediators of autoimmune and connective tissue interplay"
12:15 pm Lunch
Afternoon Session Moderator: Daniela Cihakova
1:15 pm Edward Mallinckrodt Jr.: "Career Decisions: How T cells remember pathogens"
2:15 pm Ellen Mowry: "Vitamin D as a Risk and Prognostic Factor in Multiple Sclerosis: Fact or Fad?"
2:45 pm Break
3:15 pm Nicola Diny: "Eosinophils in myocarditis and inflammatory dilated cardiomyopathy"
3:30 pm Franco D'Alessio: "Regulatory T Resolving Cells (Tres) at the Center Stage of Lung Inflammation and Repair"