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CEGIR/TIGERS EGID Symposium
Mast Cell/Eosinophilic Disorders
Thursday, March 1, 2018: 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Convention Center, South Concourse, Level 3, S320CD
7.00 CME/CE
Course

Learning Objectives:
  1. Describe eosinophilic gastrointestinal diseases (EGID) in terms of their clinical features, biology and treatment
  2. Discuss the diagnosis of EGID and the differentiation of EoE from other forms of esophagitis
  3. Discuss the multidisciplinary approach to caring for patients with EGID
This session is funded in part by educational grants from The American Partnership for Eosinophilic Disorders (APFED) and the Campaign Urging Research for Eosinophilic Disease (CURED).
8:00 AM
Welcome & Introduction
Marc E Rothenberg, MD PhD FAAAAI
8:10 AM
Introduction to TIGERS and CEGIR
Marc E Rothenberg, MD PhD FAAAAI
8:20 AM
Patient Perspective: Living with EGID
Wendy Book, MD
Basic Disease Features
8:30 AM
Defining EGID Pathology
Margaret H Collins, MD
8:45 AM
Epidemiology of EGID
Evan S. Dellon, MD MPH
9:00 AM
Consequences of EoE - Remodeling
Seema S. Aceves, MD PhD FAAAAI
9:15 AM
Break
Basic Etiology
9:30 AM
Genetics of EoE
Leah C Kottyan, PhD
9:45 AM
T Cell Responses
Antonella Cianferoni, MD PhD FAAAAI
10:00 AM
EoE Pathogenesis
Marc E Rothenberg, MD PhD FAAAAI
10:15 AM
Big Data Dissection
Ting Wen, PhD
10:30 AM
Pro/Con: Frequent Endoscopy or Monitor Symptoms (Monitor Symptoms)
Amanda Muir, MD
Pro/Con: Frequent Endoscopy or Monitor Symptoms (Frequent Endoscopy)
Ikuo Hirano, MD
11:10 AM
Lunch Pro/Con Debates: Ticketed Sessions
11:30 AM
Pro/Con: What's More Important - Mast Cells or Eosinophils? (Mast Cells)
Joshua B Wechsler, MD
Pro/Con: What's More Important - Mast Cells or Eosinophils (Eosinophils)
Lisa A. Spencer, PhD FAAAAI
12:10 PM
Pro/Con: Diet vs. Steroid Therapy (Diet)
Kara Kliewer, PhD RD
Pro/Con: Diet vs. Steroid Therapy (Steroid Therapy)
Nirmala Gonsalves, MD
Clinical Associations
12:50 PM
Relationship between EoE and Other Forms of Esophagitis with Focus on PPI Responses
Edaire Cheng, MD
1:05 PM
Relationship Between EGID and Atopy
Jonathan M. Spergel, MD PhD FAAAAI
1:20 PM
Pro/Con: What's More Important in EoE - IgE
Thomas A.E. Platts-Mills, MD PhD FAAAAI
Pro/Con: What's More Important in EoE - IgG
Mirna Chehade, MD MPH
2:00 PM
Break
Diagnosis and Treatment Debates
2:15 PM
Less Invasive Testing for EoE and Beyond
Joel Friedlander, DO
Handouts
  • TIGERS Talk.pdf (12.1 MB)
  • 2:30 PM
    Biological and Emerging Therapies
    Patricia C. Fulkerson, MD PhD
    2:45 PM
    Nutritional Aspects for EGID
    Marion E. Groetch, MS RDN
    3:00 PM
    Pro/Con: PPI - REE vs. EoE  (Different Diseases)
    Chris A. Liacouras, MD
    Pro/Con: PPI - REE vs. EoE (Same Diseases)
    Evan S. Dellon, MD MPH
    Conclusions
    3:30 PM
    Patient Perspective: Needs for Future
    Melissa Scott, RN BSN
    3:40 PM
    Going Forward
    Michael Minnicozzi, PhD
    3:50 PM
    Concluding Remarks
    Marc E Rothenberg, MD PhD FAAAAI
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