The 1st International
Immunology Symposium & Workshpos Targeting
"PID" Diagnosis

December 08-09, 2019

Carlton Al Moaibed , Dammam, Saudi Arabia

About The Symposium

Welcome Message

Message from the Symposium Chair

Dear colleagues;
It gives me great pleasure to welcome you for the 1st immunology symposium & workshpos targeting primary immunodefeciency diseases "PID" diagnosis in Dammam. This meeting has been set forth in an effort to increase medical awareness towards a group of disorder though relatively rare, is very critical and important in our area which is the primary immunodeficiency disorders (PID). Over the past 20 years, extensive research and technological advancement have furthered the scientific understandings of immune system, leading to improvement in the early diagnosis of PID. The classification of PID has expanded dramatically as a result of increased knowledge and physicians are able now to diagnose immune disorders much earlier and provide more targeted therapy. The meeting will gather pediatricians, immunologists and laboratory specialists in one room to share their experiences and interest in this field. The meeting will facilitate collaboration and exchange of knowledge between them and address the importance of communication between them. The meeting will provide a comprehensive educational program and hands-on work shop on some laboratory assays commonly used to diagnose PID. Distinguished speakers and leader clinicians in PID in the Middle East area and immunologists nationally and internationally will provide up-to-date knowledge in the classifications and types of PID and the latest laboratory assays and advanced functional and molecular technologies currently used to diagnose PID, Breif touch on aquired immunodefeceincy and immune reconstitution post BMT will be also included in the program.

Who should attend?

General practitioners, primary care and family physicians, immunologists, laboratory technologists, nurses, infectious disease specialists, microbiologists, clinical immunologists, allergologists, fellows, BM Transplanter and students . On behalf of organizing committee I would like to express my sincere thanks to all distinguished speakers, chair persons and the organizing team of this meeting. Best wishes for a successful and rewarding event and see you soon in Dammam .


Rabab Al Attas, MD, D (ABHI), D (ABMLI)
Director, Histocompatibility & Immunogenetics (HIL)
Head Section of Immunology/serology Laboratories
Department of Pathology and Lab Medicine
King Fahad Specialist Hospital-Dammam (KFSH-D)

About The Symposium

The 1st Immunology Symposium & Workshpos Targeting "PID" diagnosis in Dammam is a two-day event starting from Sunday December 08, 2019 until Monday December 09, 2019 in - Dammam, Saudi Arabia. The Symposium is pre-accredited by the Saudi Council for 14 CME hours. The Symposium will be honored by international and national speakers including Dr. Waleed Al-Herz (Consultant, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University) and Dr. Michel Massaad (American University of Beirut, Lebanon), and others.

Where

Carlton Al Moaibed Hotel

Recreation Center, King Fahad Specialist Hospital-Dammam

When

8 December 2019

9 December 2019

Scientific Program

Registration and Coffee

SESSION 1: PID overview
Dr. Reem Al Hayek & Dr. Faris Alenzi
Dr. Waleed Al Herz

The Extended Spectrum of Phenotypes of PID

Dr. Waleed Al Herz

Dr. Sulaiman alGazlan

Diagnosis of PID in Adults

Dr. Sulaiman AlGazlan

Dr. Rabab Al Attas

Approach to suspected case of PID; laboratory perspective

Dr. Rabab Al Attas

Q & A period

Coffee Break + Opening ceremony

SESSION 2: Laboratory Assays for PID Screening
Dr. Yousef Al Hasawi & Dr. Heba Raslan
Dr. Michel Massaad

Uses of Flow Cytometry for Diagnosis of PID/CID

Dr. Fayhan Alroqi

Dr. Michel Massaad

Functional assay in SCID/CID

Dr. Michel Massaad

Dr. Hamoud Al mousa

New Born Screening for SCID in S.A

Dr. Hamoud Almousa

Dr. Michel Massaad

Molecular Approach for Diagnosis of PID

Dr. Michel Massaad

Q & A period

Lunch Break / Prayer time

SESSION 3: Selected PID Phenotypes
Dr. Omer Shamdeen
Dr. Hassan Alhashim

PID with Predominately Antibody Deficiency

Dr. Hassan Alhashim

Dr. Suzan Al Khater

Innate Immunity defect

Dr. Suzan Al Khater

Dr. Waleed Al Herz

Characteristics of PID in the middle East and North Africa

Dr. Waleed Al Herz

Dr. Sulaiman Algazlan

Complement Deficiency

Dr. Sulaiman Algazlan

Q & A period

Coffee Break / Prayer time

SESSION 4: Immune Reconstitution & Vaccination Post BMT
Dr. Yamama Al Geshi
Dr. Saleh AL Muhsen

Immune Reconstitution and Recovery Post HSCT

Dr. Saleh AL Muhsen

Dr.  Hadi Al Qahtani

Patterns of Pathogen in PID/ Vacination in King Fahad Specialist Hospital-D

Dr. Hadi Al Qahtani

Q & A period

Registration

Workshop I: Phago- burst test assay

Workshop II: Lymphocyte subset analysis

Workshop I: Phago- burst test assay

Workshop II: Lymphocyte subset analysis

Sponsors

Venue

First Day at the Carlton Al Moaibed Hotel

Second Day Workshops at King Fahad Specialist Hospital-Dammam, Recreation Center



Registration

Symposium

* Symposium registration does not include workshops registration. You need to register for workshops separately.
Physicians
  • 300 SR
Allied Health
  • 200 SR
Students
  • 100 SR
Workshops

* Limited seats only
  • 100 SR

Speakers

The Symposium will be honored by many international and national speakers including

Rabab Al Attas

Rabab Al Attas, MD, D(ABHI), D(ABMLI), cm

Suzan Al Khater

Suzan AlKhater, M.D.

Hamoud Al mousa

Prof. Hamoud Al-Mousa

Saleh AL Muhsen

Prof. Saleh AlMuhsen, MD, FRCPC, FAAP, MBA

Hadi Al Qahtani

Hadi Al Qahtani, MD, CIC

Dr. Waleed Al Herz

Waleed Al-Herz, MD

Dr. Michel Massaad

Michel J. Massaad

Fayhan Al roqi

Dr. Fayhan Al Roqi, MD

Dr. Sulaiman alGazlan

Dr. Sulaiman alGazlan

Chairpersons

Faris Q. Alenzi, (Ph.D).

Professor of Immunology
College of Applied Medical Sciences
Prince Sattam bin Abdulaziz University (PSAU)

Reema Omer Hayek (Pediatric consultant)

Director, Medical Services Center King Fahad Specialist Hospital-Dammam

Yousef Hassain Housaawi (Pediatric Consultant)

Chairman, Genetics and Metabolic Department King Fahad Specialist Hospital-Dammam.

Omar Chamdine (Pediatric Consultant)

Pediatric Hematology/Oncology/ and Stem Cell Transplant King Fahad Specialist Hospital-Dammam.