2024 AMLI Annual Meeting
Scientific Lecture Program

Friday, August 16 to Monday, August 19, 2024

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This meeting will be held in-person in Nashville, Tennessee

The Association of Medical Laboratory Immunologists is approved as a provider of continuing
education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E. ® Program.


Frida
y, August 16, 2024

7:00-8:15
Breakfast Seminar
Hosted by
BINDING SITE,
part of Thermo Fisher Scientific

Continental Breakfast
7:30

PLENARY SESSION 1
Keynote with panel discussion
CHAIRS:  May Choi, M.D. and Timothy Niewold, M.D.

8:35
Thomas Durant, M.D.
Artificial Intelligence and Precision Health

9:35
David S. McClintock, M.D.
Artificial Intelligence in Laboratory Medicine

10:35
Break

11:05
Thomas Durant, M.D. and David S. McClintock, M.D.
Will MD Intelligence be Replaced by Machine Intelligence by the Year 2050

12:00-1:30
Luncheon Seminar
Hosted by
WERFEN

PLENARY SESSION 2
Implementation of AI in the Clinical Laboratory
CHAIRS: Julio Delgado, M.D. and Mohamed Elrefaei, M.D., Ph.D.

2:00
Nicholas Spies, M.D.
Addressing Preanalytical Error in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

2:45
Zeynettin Akkus, Ph.D.
AI-Empowered Rapid Onsite Evaluation of Biopsy Specimens

3:30
Break

3:45
David P. Ng, M.D.
Bringing AI to the Flow Cytometry Laboratory, for Fun and Profit

5:00 – 7:00
Meet the Exhibitors – Poster Session Reception
Sponsored by
KRONUS

Saturday, August 17, 2024

7:30
Continental Breakfast
Meet the Exhibitors
Committee Meetings

PLENARY SESSION 3
Neuroimmunology Disorders: Cutting Edge Laboratory
Developments and Applications

CHAIRS: Vathany Kulasingam, Ph.D. and Mo O’Gorman, Ph.D.

8:30
Paddy Waters, Ph.D.
Tests and Technologies for Measurement of Anti-Neuronal Abs

9:15
Tammy Smith, M.D., Ph.D.
Challenges Associated with Measuring Anti-Neuronal Abs

10:00
Break
Meet the Exhibitors
Committee Meetings

10:30
Grace Yoonheekim Gombolay, M.D.
Clinical Utility of Biomarkers in Autoimmune Encephalitis: A Clinician’s Perspective

11:10
Hans Frykman, M.D., Ph.D.
New Biomarkers and New Treatments in Alzheimers: A New Paradigm

12:00-1:30
Luncheon Seminar
Hosted by
THERMO FISHER SCIENTIFIC
The Impact Laboratory Medicine Brings to Patient Care: An Open Conversation Between Experts

2:00
NETER AWARD LECTURE
Dr. Josep Dalmau Obrador, M.D., Ph.D.

3:00 – 3:45
Award Presentations

3:45-4:15
Business Meeting

4:15-6:15
Meet the Exhibitors – Poster Session Reception

6:30
ANNUAL DINNER
ACME FEED & SEED
Sponsored by
KRONUS

Sunday, August 18, 2024

7:30
Continental Breakfast

Meet the Exhibitors
Committee Meetings

PLENARY SESSION 4
Immunology of Infectious Disease: Practical Matters
CHAIRS: Eszter-Lazar Molnar, Ph.D. and Sarah Wheeler, Ph.D.

8:30
Kimberly Hanson, M.D.
Infectious Diseases in the
Transplant Population

9:15
Raymund R. Razonable, M.D.
Challenges of CMV Monitoring in Immunosuppressed Patients

9:45
Break
Meet the Exhibitors

10:15
Patricia Slev, Ph.D.
Common and Uncommon Viral Hepatitis in Real Life

10:45
Laura Gillim, Ph.D.
Case Studies in Unusual Infectious Disease Serology

11:15
Panel Discussion

12:00-1:30
Luncheon Seminar
Hosted by
EUROIMMUN US
Sumaira Ahmed

Founder & Executive Director from the Sumaira Foundation.

Monday, August 19, 2024

7:00-8:15
Breakfast Seminar
Hosted by
TBD

7:30
Continental Breakfast

PLENARY SESSION 5
Genes and Disease Associations
CHAIRS: Svetlana Dambaeva, M.D., Ph.D. and Attila Kumanovics, M.D.

8:30
Elizabeth Phillips, M.D.
Advances in the Immunogenomics of Severe Drug Reactions: Beyond Prediction and Prevention

9:15
Janet Markle, Ph.D.
From Novel Variants to Immune Mechanisms: Learning from Monogenic Diseases

10:00
Break

10:30
Amir A. Sadighi Akha, M.D., D.Phil.
Investigating the Cause of Persistent Viral Infection in Two Patients

11:15
Ruben Martinez-Barricarte, Ph.D.
New and Old Functions of IRF4 to Cause Human Disease

12:00 noon
Conclusion of Meeting