2013 Atlanta Professional (CME) Program
Emory Conference Center Hotel

2013 Atlanta Professional (CME) Program

"Updates in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases"
Saturday, March 23, 2013
Emory Conference Center Hotel
1615 Clifton Road NE-Atlanta-GA-30322

7:30-8:00 AM- Breakfast and Check In

8:05AM- Welcome, Introductions and Disclosures
Dr. Subra Kugathasan

8:15-8:45 AM- Immunization Issues in IBD: Who, What and When
Dr. Gil Melmed, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

8:45-9:15 AM- Learning the Healthcare System-The Future of Pediatric Care
Dr. Wallace Crandall, Nationwide Children's Hospital

9:15-9:45 AM- Pain Management in IBD
Dr. Douglas Drossman, University of North Carolina

9:45-10:15 AM-Discussion

10:15-10:30 AM Break/Visit Exhibits

10:30-11:00 AM Optimizing Biologic Therapy: Maximizing Benefit and Minimizing Risk
Dr. Jeffry Katz, Case Western Reserve University
11:00-11:30 AM Pregnancy and Women’s Issues in IBD
Dr. Douglas Wolf, Atlanta Gastroenterology Associates

11:30-12:00 PM Medical/Surgical/Radiology clinics with difficult pediatric cases
 Dr. Cary Sauer, Emory University-Moderator
 Faculty: Dr. Tanvi Dhere, Surgeon, radiologist

12:00-1:00 PM  Lunch

1:00-1:30 PM  A deeply personalized medicine approach to clinical and therapeutic assessment integrating whole genomes, transcriptomes and microbiomes
Dr. Greg Gibson, PhD., Georgia Institute of Technology

1:30-1:45 PM Stem cell therapy Update from EPIC (Emory personalized Immunotherapy Center)
Dr. Jacques Galipeau, Emory University   

2:00 -15 PM Mesynchymal stem cell therapy study
Drs. Subra Kugathasan and Tanvi Dhere, Emory University

2:15-2:30 PM  Discussion
2:30-3:00 PM Medical/Surgical/Radiology Clinic with difficult cases
Dr. Douglas Wolf, Moderator
Faculty: Dhere, Surgeon, radiologist
3:00    Evaluations

Time: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
1615 Clifton Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30322

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