22nd Annual SymposiumSkin Responses in Innate and Adaptive Immunity

22nd Annual Johns Hopkins Asthma and Allergy Center Symposium

Skin Responses in Innate and Adaptive Immunity

Friday, November 16, 2012

Johns Hopkins Asthma and Allergy Center Auditorium

5501 Hopkins Bayview Circle, Baltimore, MD 21224


7:30 a.m.-  8:30 a.m.               Registration and Continental Breakfast


8:30 a.m. -  8:40 a.m.              Welcome: Tao Zheng, MD & Sarbjit S. Saini, MD


8:40 a.m. – 9:25 a.m.               Raif Geha, M.D.

                                               Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School,     

                                               Boston, Massachusetts

                                     “Mechanisms of Skin Inflammation in Atopic Dermatitis” 


9:25 a.m. – 10:10 a.m.             Amy S. Paller, M.D.

                                                Northwestern University, Feinberg School of 

                                                Medicine, Chicago, IL

                                      “Epidermal Barrier Defects in Atopic Dermatitis”


10:10 a.m. – 10:40 a.m.           Coffee Break


10:40 a.m. – 11:25 a.m.            Gil Yosipovitch, M.D.

                                                 Wake Forest University Health Sciences,  

                                                 Winston-Salem, NC

                                       “Itch In Skin:More Than Scratching the Surface”


11:25 a.m. – 12:10 p.m.            Robert C. Fuhlbrigge, M.D., Ph.D.

                                                  Harvard Skin Center, Boston, MA

                                      “T Cell Trafficking to Skin: Changes in the Paradigms

                                        of Epithelial Immunity”


12:10 p.m. -1:25 p.m.              Lunch


1:25 p.m. – 2:10 p.m.               Raphaela Goldbach-Mansky, M.D., M.H.S.

                                               National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal

                                               and Skin Disease, NIH, Bethesda, MD

                                      “Pediatric Monogenic Autoinflammatory Diseases and

                                       Skin Involvement”


2:10 p.m. – 2:55 p.m.              Steven M. Holland, M.D.

                                                National Institute of Allergy and Infectious  

                                                Diseases, NIH, Bethesda, MD

                                        “Adult Onset Immunodeficiencies Other Than CVID”


2:55 p.m.- 3:10 pm                 Coffee and Pastry Break


3:10 p.m. – 3:55 p.m.              Bruce L.  Zuraw, M.D.

                                                University of California San Diego School of      

                                                Medicine, La Jolla, CA

                                          “The Pathogenesis of Hereditary Angioedema Due to

                                           C1 Inhibitor Deficiency”


3:55 p.m. -  4:40 p.m.              Tao Zheng, M.D.

                                                The Johns Hopkins Asthma and Allergy Center,  

                                                Baltimore, MD

                                           "The Current Understanding of the Atopic March:

                                             Progression From Atopic Dermatitis (Atopic 

                                             Eczema) to Asthma"


                                                Sarbjit Saini, M.D.

                                                The Johns Hopkins Asthma and Allergy Center,  

                                                Baltimore, MD

                                          “Mechanistic and Therapeutic Insights Into Chronic  



4:45 p.m.                                 Adjourn



Talks will be ~35 minutes in length followed by ~10 minutes of discussion