Closing the seronegative gap in Autoimmune testing

August 1, 2018 - August 1, 2018



Marriot Marquis Chicago - Great Lakes Ballroom E (Level 2)

2121 S Prairie Ave
Chicago, CA 92131, United States

6:45 AM Breakfast service starts

7:00 AM Presentations start

New markers hold great potential to improve care of Autoimmune diseases. We will discuss the advent of new markers for Connective Tissue Disease, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Antiphospholipid Syndrome, Myositis and Autoimmune Liver Disease which help close the seronegative gap. We will present an advanced technology for multi-analyte testing in Autoimmunity.

Registered attendees are eligible for CEU credit. 

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Breakfast service will start at 6:45 AM

Multi-analyte detection of autoantibodies improves clinical assessment

Carlos A. von Mühlen MD, PhD
Carlos A. von Mühlen MD, PhD

Dr. von Mühlen has a Medical and Master’s degree in Clinical Medicine from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, and earned his PhD at the Rheinisch-Westfalische Technische Hochschule/Aachen School of Medicine, Germany. He also served as a Post-Doctoral Fellow in Autoimmune Diseases at the Scripps Research Institute under Eng M. Tan, MD.

Changing the paradigm in autoimmune myositis testing and impact on the autoimmune laboratory 

Marvin Fritzler, MD, PhD
Marvin Fritzler, MD, PhD

Dr. Fritzler is a Professor of Medicine at the University of Calgary with research interest in clinical immunology. He directs autoantibody testing at the Mitogen Advanced Diagnostics Laboratory. 

Introduction of a novel particle-based multi-analyte test (PMAT) system as an aid in the diagnosis of autoimmune diseases 

Michael Mahler, PhD
Michael Mahler, PhD

Dr. Mahler is Vice President of Research and Development at Inova Diagnostics. His research is focused on discovery of novel autoantigens. He and his team identify and characterize autoimmune diagnostic assays and develop instrument systems.

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