Inaugural John P. Atkinson MD Lecture Series

Former chief of the Division of Rheumatology, John Atkinson, MD, and Victoria Fraser, MD, unveil a portrait of Atkinson during a symposium at the Eric P. Newman Education Center on January 16, 2020. MATT MILLER/WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

Thursday, January 16, 2020

Eric P. Newman Education Center

Seminar Room B
8:00 am, Continental Breakfast

8:45 am, Welcome – Victoria J. Fraser, MD

Atkinson Portrait Unveiling

9:00 am, “Complement in human disease: Current and emerging therapeutic opportunities”

V. Michael Holers, MD

Scoville Professor and Head, Division of Rheumatology

Professor of Medicine and Immunology

University of Colorado School of Medicine

10:00 am Break

Rheumatic Disease Research Resource-based Center Pilot & Feasibility Program

P & F Awardees

Michelle L. Elvington, PhD

Chieh-Yu Lin, MD, PhD & Kory Lavine, MD, PhD

Michael Paley, MD, PhD & Lynn Hassman, MD, PhD

10:15 am, Michelle Elvington, PhD – C3 (H2O): a potential biomarker with functional consequences in SLE

10:45 am, Michael Paley, MD, PhD – Mechanistic insights into HLA-B27-associated inflammation

11:15 am, Chieh-Yu Lin, MD, PhD – Cellular and transcriptomic landscape of cardiac sarcoidosis

11:45 am Adjourn