Pediatric Rheumatology Society of Iran- Autoinflammatory Dis. Course
The 2nd International Virtual Course on Autoinflammatory Disorders

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The 2nd International Virtual Course on Autoinflammatory Disorders
  "How I Tre ‍at Autoinflammatory D‍⁩isorders-2023"- APLAR Short Course
The 2nd virtual course on Autoinflammatory Disorders “How I treat autoinflammatory disorders” is going to be held from December 2023 to Febuary 2024. This course provides the most updated finding on autoinflammatory disorders (AIDs) in form of case based discussions presented by most experienced experts all over the world.
The first course was held in 2022. Since there are new findings about autoinflammatory disorders every day, this course will provide the best knowledge to diagnose and treat the patients. Some of the AIDs have not been discussed last year and will be discussed for the first time, such as monogenic lupus, DADA2, VEXAS, Behcet, and HA20.
The discussions between the experts help them and the audience provide the best possible care to the AID patients.

🟡 Organizer: Asia Pacific League of Associations for Rheumatology (APLAR)

🟡 Course Directors:
  • Prof. Sumaira Farman
    Treasurer, APLAR
    Convenor, APLAR Pediactric Rheumatology SIG
  • Prof. Vahid Ziaee
    Professor of Pediatric Rheumatology
    President of Pediatric Rheumatology Society, Iran
    Head of Pediatric Rheumatology Division in the Children’s Medical Center
    Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
🟡 Sessions:
🟡 Scientific Committee:
  • Dr. Sulaiman Al-Mayouf
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Pediatrics, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center,
    College of Medicine, Al Faisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Dr. Kosar Asna Ashari
    Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
  • Dr. Elaheh Baharvand
    Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
  • Dr. Lori Broderick
    Division of Pediatric Allergy, Immunology, and Rheumatology
    University of California and Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego, California, USA
  • Dr. Fatma Dedeoglu
    Co-Director of Autoinflammatory Clinic, Rheumatology
    Program/Division of Immunology, Department of Medicine, Boston Children's Hospital,
    Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, USA
  • Dr. Erkan Demirkaya
    Division of Paediatric Rheumatology, Department of Paediatrics
    Behcet and Autoinflammatory Disease Center and Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
    Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada
  • Dr. Joost Frenkel
    Department of Pediatrics, Wilhelmina Children's Hospital
    University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
  • Dr. Marco Gattorno
    UOSD Centro Malattie Autoinfiammatorie e Immunodeficienze
    IRCCS Istituto Giannina Gaslini, Genoa, Italy
  • Dr. Sophie Georgin-Lavialle
    Sorbonne Université APHP Hôpital Tenon Service
    de Médecine Interne CeRéMAIA, Paris, France
  • Dr. Ahmet Gul
    Division of Rheumatology, 
    Department of Internal Medicine, Istanbul University, Turkey
  • Dr. Isabelle Kone-Paut
    Department of Paediatric Rheumatology and CEREMAIA, Hôpital Bicêtre, AP HP
    Université Paris Saclay, Paris, France
  • Dr. Jasmine Kummerle-Deschener
    Division of Pediatric Rheumatology
    Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital Tuebingen, Germany
  • Dr. Helen Lachman
    Department of Medicine
    University College London, United Kingdom
  • Dr. Eicke Latz
    Professor, Department of Clinical and Molecular Medicine
    Director, Institute of Innate Immunity, Medical Faculty, University of Bonn, Germany
  • Dr. Nasim Movahedi
    Assistant Professor of Pediatric Rheumatology
    Golestan University of Medical Sciences, Gorgan, Iran
  • Dr. Seza Ozen
    Department of Pediatric Rheumatology
    Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
  • Dr. Farhad Salehzadeh
    Professor of Pediatric Rheumatolgy
    Bouali Children’s Hospital ARUMS, Ardabil, Iran
  • Dr. Farhad Shahram
    Professor of Rheumatology, Behcet's Disease Unit
    Rheumatology Research Center, Shariati Hospital
    Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

🟡 Course Objectives and Learning Outcomes:
1. Paediatric rheumatologists, rheumatologists, and immunologists all over the world can benefit from the most updated knowledge on autoinflammatory disorders presented by the highest rank professors in this field 
2. Specialists can discuss their dificult cases of autoinflammatory disorders to find the best way to diagnose and treat those patients and gain expertise for targeting the following patients.
3. Specialists in resource limited countries can learn how to deal with autoinflammatory disorders and treat them with their available drugs and diagnostic methods.
4. The connection formed between specialists in the field of autoinflammatory disorders can make future collaborations in order to diagnose and treat the patients facilitated.

🟡 Course Target Group:
1. Paediatric Rheumatologists/fellows, Immunologists/fellows, and Rheumatologists/fellows
2. Participants should have the basic knowledge on AIDs that can be learned after the residency of either Paediatrics, Internal Medicine or PHD of immunology
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