VIROLOGY CONFERENCE AGENDA

AGENDA 27-3-2019
AGENDA 28-3-2019

Theme: Emerging/Re-emerging Viral Infections (Hall: C1)
Chairpersons: Prof. Wafa'a Jamal and Dr. Ali Sher

8:00-9:00
Registration
9:00-9:30
Opening Ceremony
9:30-10:00
Polio Eradication and the Role of Polio Vaccines in Eradication of Polio
Dr. Najwa Khuri
10:00-10:30
Another Emerging Virus
Dr. Wasel AlAdsani
10:30-11:00
Preparedness for Emerging Viral Infections
Dr. Mariam AlMansouri
11:00-11:30
Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS CoV) Experience in Kuwait
Dr. Maha Abdeldayem
11:30-12:00
Coffee Break
12:00-12:30
Implementation of Poliovirus Screening in Primary Immunodeficiency Patients in Kuwait
Dr. Radhia F. AlMathkouri
12:30-13:30
Lunch Break

Theme: Updates in Clinical Virology
Chairpersons: Prof. Vincent O. Rotimi and Dr. Saud AlSheridah

13:30-14:00
HSV Infection in Newborns
Dr. Samir Dervisevic
14:00-14:30
United Kingdome Moving Towards New Way of Diagnosing Congenital CMV
Dr. Samir Dervisevic
14:30-15:00
CMV in IBD: Guilty or Innocent Bystander?
Dr. Talal AlTaweel
15:00-15:30
Updates on Hepatitis E Virus (HEV)
Dr. Ala'a S. Marei
15:30-16:00
Cytomegalovirus Glycoprotein Types and Disease Causation
Dr. Zahrah Buhamad

Theme: Updates in Blood Born Viruses (Hall: C1)
Chairpersons: Dr. Tahani AlDousari and Dr. Hussain AlShammeri

9:00-9:30
Updates About Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections
Dr. Batool S. Ali
9:30-10:00
Prevention of HIV
Dr. Batool S. Ali
10:00-10:30
Updates on HIV Treatment
Dr. Osamah AlBaksamy
10:30-11:00
Coffee Break
11:00-11:30
New Advances in Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C Viruses
Dr. Mo'otaz F. Saad
11:30-12:00
Needle Stick Injury
Dr. Mona AlHouly
12:00-12:30
Updates in Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy (PML)
Dr. Sameh AlMasri
12:30-13:30
Lunch Break

Theme: Updates in Viral Respiratory Tract Infections
Chairpersons: Prof. Iqbal Jamshid and Dr. Nouf AlKanderi

13:30-14:00
Influenza Infection in at Risk Groups
Dr. Samir Dervisevic
14:00-14:30
Human Bocavirus in the Respiratory Tract - A True Pathogen or an Innocent Bystander
Dr. Said AlDhahry
14:30-15:00
The Role of Viruses in Lower Respiratory Tract Infection in Children
Dr. Najwa Khuri
15:00-15:30
Updates on Viral Respiratory Infections
Dr. Mohammed N. AlAjmi
15:30-16:00
The Role of Cell and Virus-encoded Ion Channels in the Replication Cycle of Human Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)
Dr. Hessa Taqi
 
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