lipsett_ampIRA REGIONAL MEETING: NIH-IRA-MedImmune mini-symposia – “Tissue homeostasis, repair, regeneration, and fibrosis”
Date: May 2, 2016
Time: 8:00 AM – 5:45 PM
Location: National Institutes of Health – Bethesda, MDLipsett Ampitheater
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Mark O. Hatfield Clinical Research Center Map
Registration Fee:
$75 IRA Members (current on 2016 dues) / $150 Non-Members / Free for NIH employees registering with a .gov email address. If you would like to renew your IRA membership prior to registering, click here. If you would like to become an IRA member prior to registering, click here. To register for this meeting, click here.


DC8:00am – 8:25am – Coffee/Breakfast

8:25am – 8:30amIntroductions

8:30am – 9:05amPlenary 1
Cory Hogaboam, Cedars-Sinai – Progenitor cells in lung remodeling

9:05am – 9:30amSpeaker 1
Lynne Murray, MedImmune – Targeting idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

9:30am – 9:55am Speaker 2
Bernadette Gochuico, NHGRI – Pathogenesis of pulmonary fibrosis

9:55am – 10:20amSpeaker 3
Wayne Mitzner, John Hopkins – Emphysema and inflammation

10:20am – 10:40amCoffee break

10:40am – 11:05amSpeaker 4
Al Scott, Johns Hopkins – Inflammation and repair following helminth infection

inflammation111:05am – 11:30amSpeaker 5
Elizabeth Wagner, Johns Hopkins – Angiogenesis and lung inflammation

11:30am – 11:55amSpeaker 6
Sergei P Atamas, Baltimore VA Med Center – IL-33 and pulmonary fibrosis

11:55am – 12:20pmSpeaker 7
Stef Vogel, University of Maryland – Novel Strategies for Targeting Innate Immune Responses to Influenza

12:20pm – 1:00pm LUNCH

inflammation21:00pm – 1:35pmPlenary 2
Shahim Rafii, Cornell University – Role of Vascular Niche in Organ Regeneration

1:35pm – 2:00pmSpeaker  8
Trey Gieseck, NIAID – Role of type 2 immunity in liver regeneration and fibrosis

2:00pm – 2:25pmSpeaker 9
Theo Heller, NIDDK – Hepatic Fibrosis in polycystic kidney disease

2:25pm – 2:50pmSpeaker 10
Jim Trevaskis, MedImmune – Hepatic Fibrosis in a mouse model of NASH – characterization and effect of potential therapeutics

inflammation32:50pm – 3:05pmCoffee Break

3:05pm – 3:30pmSpeaker 11
Deb Citrin, NCI – Role of type 2 immunity in radiation induced fibrosis

3:30pm – 3:55pm Speaker 12
Jeff K. Huang, Georgetown University – Role of the Th2 inducible gene IL-4i1 in CNS remyelination

3:55pm – 4:20pmSpeaker 13
Brian Kelsall, NIAID – Myeloid cells in intestinal immune homeostasis

inflammation44:20pm – 4:45pmSpeaker 14
Xu Cao, Johns Hopkins – Role of bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) in remodeling, osteoporosis and osteoarthritis

4:45pm – 5:10pmSpeaker 15
Bin Gao, NIAAA – Interleukin-22: a magic potion for epithelial cell repair

5:10pm – 5:45pmPlenary 3
Pamela Gehron Robey, NIDCR – Skeletal stem/progenitor cells in health and disease

5:45pm – Adjournment and concluding remarks