Event

UKPIN Immunology Forum 2003

  • Dates: 08 – 09 Nov, 2003
9.00 – 11.00 am
SCIENTIFIC SESSION
Chairpersons:
David Webster, Consultant Immunologist, Royal Free Hospital, London
Professor Christine Kinnon, Institute for Child Health, Great Ormond Street Hospital

9.00 – 9.30 am
Immunotherapeutics

Richard Powell, Consultant Immunologist, Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham

9.30 – 10.10 am
Cytokine Signalling Deficiency

Jean-Laurent Casanova
Pediatric Immunology-Hematology Unit, Laboratory of Human Genetics of Infectious Diseases, Necker-Enfants Malades Medical School, Paris

10.10 – 10.30 am
Update on Gene Therapy for PIDs

Prof Adrian Thrasher, Reader in Paediatric Immunology, Great Ormond Street Hospital

10.30 – 11.00 am
DNA Repair & Immunodeficiency

Penny Jeggo

11.00 – 11.30 am
Coffee


11.30 am - 1.00 pm
PRACTICE ISSUES

Chairpersons:
Paul Williams, Consultant Clinical Immunologist, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff
Nicola Bentley, Immunology Nurse Specialist, John Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford

11.30 – 11.50 am
Immunoglobulin Supply and Industry Liaison

Alison Jones, Consultant Immunologist, Great Ormond Street Hospital

11.50 am – 12.10 pm
Bronchiectasis and Primary Antibody Deficiency: UKPIN and BTS Guidelines

Richard Herriot, Consultant Immunoogist, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary

12.10 – 12.30 pm
Progress of Guidelines for Management of PIDs

Matthew Helbert, Consultant Immunologist, St Mary’s Hospital, Manchester

12.30 – 12.50 pm
Accreditation and Standards Update
Tim Wallington, Chairman of UK-PIN SAC for Accreditation, National Blood Service, Bristol

12. 50 – 1.00 pm
Question and Answer Session on UK-PIN Annual Report (circulated in delegate pack)
Helen Chapel

1.00 – 2.15 pm
Lunch

2.15 – 3.45 pm
DIAGNOSTIC TESTING
Chairpersons:
Cathy Cale, Consultant Immunologist, Great Ormond Street Hospital, London
Matthew Buckland

2.15 – 2.35 pm
Problems with Specific Antibodies

Karen Whitham, Clinical Scientist, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield
or Bill Egner (same address)

2.35 – 2.55 pm
Standardisation of Cellular Function Assays

2.55 – 3.25 pm
Preimplantation Diagnostics
Alison Lashwood, Clinical Genetics, Guy’s Hospital

3.25 – 3.45 pm
Diagnosis of Rare Primary Immunodeficiencies (protein and genetic tests)
Kimberly Gilmour, Clinical Scientist, Great Ormond Street Hospital

3.45 – 4.00 pm
Summary of Meeting
Carrock Sewell, Consultant Immunologist, Scunthorpe General Hospital

4.00 pm
Close of Meeting