32nd AMLI ANNUAL MEETING 2019

Friday, August 16, 2019


Morning Session:

MULTIPLE MYELOMA
Chairs:  M. Qasim Ansari, M.D. | Antony Bakke, Ph.D., D(ABMLI)
Estzer Lazar-Molnar, Ph.D., D(ABMLI), D(ABHI)

Lectures:

Guidelines and Challenges in the Laboratory Detection of Monoclonal Proteins
David F. Keren, M.D.
The University of Michigan

Biology and Treatment of Myeloma
Shaji Kumar, M.D.
Mayo Clinic Rochester

Using Mass Spectrometry to Profile Antibody Repertoires
David L. Murray, M.D., Ph.D.
Mayo Clinic

Afternoon Session:

HOT TOPICS IN IMMUNOLOGY: BIG DATA AND HOW TO USE IT
Chairs:  Roshini Abraham, Ph.D., D(ABMLI) | Mohamed Elrefaei, M.D., Ph.D.

Lectures:

Clinical Decision Support for Primary Immunodeficiencies:
Making Health Information Systems Work for Patients and Providers
Nicholas L. Rider, D.O., FAAAAI
Texas Children’s Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine

Clinical Curation of Genomic Data Requires Big Data Analysis:
ClinGen and Other Approaches to Genomic Data Curation and Analysis
Michael S. Watson, M.S., Ph.D., FACMG
American College of Medical Genetics

Data-Driven Cytometry
Ryan Brinkman, Ph.D.
University of British Columbia and British Columbia Cancer Research Center

The Application and Utility of a Primary Immunodeficiency Diagnosis Tool
Robert P. Nelson, Jr., M.D.
Indiana University School of Medicine | Eonimmune, LLC

Meet the Exhibitors | Poster Session
Reception

 

Saturday, August 17, 2019


Morning Session:

ANTINUCLEAR ANTIBODIES:  A WORKSHOP ON CURRENT
PRACTICES AND FUTURE DIRECTIONS
Chairs:  Lisa Peterson, Ph.D., D(ABMLI) | Anne Tebo, Ph.D., D(ABMLI)

Lectures:

Past, Present and Future of Antinuclear Antibody Testing
Marvin Fritzler, M.D., Ph.D.
Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary

 

Antinuclear Antibodies:  Analysis of Results from a Recent AMLI ANA Survey
Lisa K. Peterson, Ph.D., D(ABMLI)
University of Utah School of Medicine | ARUP Laboratories

ANA IFA: Technical Issues Affecting Reading and Interpreting ANA IFA Patterns
Susan S. Copple, M.S., MT(ASCP)SI
Inova Diagnostics

ANA Patterns and Titers:  Clinical Associations and Diagnostic Relevance
Mark Wener, M.D.
University of Washington


Afternoon Session:

NETER AWARD LECTURE
Marvin Fritzler, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Calgary

Abstract Award Presentations

AMLI Business Meeting

Meet the Exhibitors | Poster Session
Reception

Annual Dinner

 

Sunday, August 18, 2019


Morning Session:

CASE STUDIES
Chairs:  Trivikram Dasu, Ph.D., D(ABMLI) | Sara Nandiwada, Ph.D., D(ABMLI)
Evangelos Ntrivalas, M.D., Ph.D., D(ABMLI), HCLD(ABB)

Topics:

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus in a Child with Ulcerative Colitis
Lusia Sepiashvili, Ph.D.
The Hospital for Sick Children

A Case of Erratic Clinical Laboratory Test Results
in a
Patient with Multiple Myeloma
Kevin Crawford, Ph.D.
The Binding Site Inc.

Interpretation of an Elusive Pattern of Serum Protein Electrophoresis
in a
Patient with Refractory Multiple Myeloma
Eszter Lazar-Molnar, Ph.D., D(ABMLI), D(ABHI)
University of Utah School of Medicine

Pneumococcal Vaccine Response in Adults with Cystic Fibrosis
Kimberly A. McBennett, M.D., Ph.D. | Tracey L. Bonfield, Ph.D., D(ABMLI)
University Hospitals, Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital, Case Western Reserve University


Free Afternoon

Monday, August 19, 2019


Morning Session:


VACCINES

Chairs:  Thomas S. Alexander, Ph.D., D(ABMLI)
Amir A. Sadighi Akha, M.D., D.Phil., D(ABMLI) | Eric T. Weimer, Ph.D., D(ABMLI)

Lectures:

Epitope Guided Design of Flavirus Recombinant Protein Subunit Vaccines
Stefan W. Metz, Ph.D., MSc.
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

The Effect of Age and Biological Sex on Immune Responses to Vaccination
Inna G. Ovsyannikova, Ph.D.
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic Vaccine Research Group

 

Conclusion of Meeting