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May 17, 2021 (Monday)

May 17, 2021 (Monday)
Time Zone: (GMT+3)
17.00 - 17.15 Welcome
Huri Özdoğan
University of Istanbul-Cerrahpasa, Turkey
SESSION 1 The crossroads: genes, pandemics and disease
Chairs: Eldad Ben-Chetrit
Hadassah-Hebrew University, Israel
Mehmet Tunca
Dokuz Eylül University, Turkey
Huri Özdoğan
University of Istanbul-Cerrahpasa, Turkey
17.15 - 17.45 From the footprints of MEFV and FMF
Eldad Ben-Chetrit
Hadassah-Hebrew University, Israel
17.45 - 18.15 Plague in FMF geography
Nükhet Varlık
Department of History, Rutgers University – Newark, US
18.15 - 18.45 The impact of Yersinia pestis in the evolution of FMF mutations
Daniel Kastner
National Institutes of Health, US
18.45 - 19:00 Discussion
19.00 - 19.30 Covid-19, autoinflammation and FMF
Ahmet Gül
University of İstanbul , İstanbul Medical Faculty, Turkey
19.30 - 19.45 Discussion
19.45 - 20:00 Oral Presentations
No Protective or Ameliorative Effect of Regular Doses of Colchicine or Hydroxychloroquine Treatment on COVID-19 in Patients with Different Underlying Diseases: A Comparative Study with Household Contacts
Mert Öztaş
University of Istanbul-Cerrahpasa, Turkey
Clinical Features and the Course of COVID-19 in Patients with Familial Mediterranean Fever
Abdurrahman Tufan
Gazi University, Turkey

May 18, 2021 (Tuesday)

May 18, 2021 (Tuesday)
Time Zone: (GMT+3)
SESSION 2 Changing concepts and needs in genetics of FMF
Chairs: Seza Özen
Hacettepe University, Turkey
Marco Gattorno
G. Gaslini Institute for Children, Italy
17.00 - 17.30 Update: Genetics of FMF, clinical vs genetic FMF
Seza Özen
Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
17.30 - 18.00 Current and future advances in genetic testing for FMF & other autoinflammatory diseases
Ivona Aksentijevich
National Institutes of Health, US
18.00 - 18.30 Impact of rare variants in FMF and MEFV as a modifier gene
Yael Shinar
Sheba Medical Center, Israel
18.30-18.50 Discussion
SESSION 3 The impact of epigenetics and environment in FMF
Chairs: Isabelle Touitou
Université de Montpellier, France
Abdurrahman Tufan
Gazi University, Turkey
19.00 - 19.30 Update: Epigenetics in FMF
Eda Tahir Turanlı
Istanbul Technical University, Turkey
19.30 - 20.00 Enviroment and microbiota in FMF
Sophie Georgin - Lavialle
Sorbonne University, France
20.00 - 20.20 Discussion

May 19, 2021 (Wednesday)

May 19, 2021 (Wednesday)
Time Zone: (GMT+3)
SESSION 4 Changing concepts and needs in clinical aspects of FMF
Chairs: Avi Livneh
Sheba Medical Center,Israel
Fatoş Önen
Dokuz Eylül University, Turkey
16.00 - 16.30 Changing concepts and needs in FMF: from nosology to prognosis
Ilan Ben-Zvi
Sheba Medical Center, Israel
16.30 - 17.00 FMF and associated diseases: Ankylosing Spondylitis and beyond
Servet Akar
Izmir Katip Celebi Universitesi, Turkey
17.00 - 17.20 Discussion
SESSION 5 Changing concepts and needs in pediatric FMF
Chairs: Özgür Kasapçopur
University of Istanbul-Cerrahpaşa, Turkey
Fatoş Yalçınkaya
University of Ankara, Turkey
17.30 - 18.00 Pediatric FMF, overlap with JIA and other autoinflammatory diseases
Yosef Uziel
Tel-Aviv University, Israel
18.00 - 18.15 Oral Presentations
Evaluation of the Medical Conditions of First-degree Relatives of Patients with Familial Mediterranean Fever
Fatih Haslak
University of Istanbul-Cerrahpasa, Turkey
From mild to severe distinct faces of adenosine deaminase 2 deficiency in the single pediatric rheumatology center study
Betul Sozeri
University of Health Science, Turkey
18.15 - 18.30 Discussion
18:30 – 19:00 Break
19.00 - 19.30 SATELLITE SYMPOSIUM NOVARTIS
Chairs: Huri Özdoğan*
*University of Istanbul-Cerrahpaşa, Turkey
Serdal Uğurlu*
Long-term safety and efficacy of anti-IL-1b
treatments from the window of CAPS

Helen Lachmann
University College London, England
SESSION 6 Changing concepts and needs in the treatment of FMF
Chairs: Helen Lachmann
University College London, England
Serdal Uğurlu
University of Istanbul-Cerrahpasa, Turkey
19.30 - 20.00 Colchicine treatment
Eldad Ben-Chetrit
Hadassah-Hebrew University, Israel
20.00 - 20.30 Alternative treatments
Huri Özdoğan*
University of Istanbul-Cerrahpaşa, Turkey
Serdal Uğurlu*
20.30 - 20.50 Discussion
20.50 - 21.00 Closing remarks
Huri Özdoğan
University of Istanbul-Cerrahpaşa, Turkey