HELICAL: Autoimmunity and the Exposome - view from different angles

14 June 2023
Parc de Recerca Biomèdica
Marie Curie Room


09.45 – 10.00 Welcome
10.00 – 13.00 Morning Session: Emerging insights
10.00 – 11.30 Opening Remarks (Mark Little, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, and Xavier Rodo,

ISGlobal, Barcelona, Spain)
Mouse models for research in Kawasaki Disease (Magalí Noval Rivas, Cedar Sinai, Los
Angeles, USA)
Biomarkers for the research into autoimmune diseases and vasculitis (Lucia Delogu,
Padova U., Italy, NYUAD, Abu Dhabi)
Time series analysis in Kawasaki Disease (Alejandro Fontal / Xavier Rodo, ISGlobal,
Barcelona, Spain)
11.30 – 12.00 Coffee break
12.00 – 13.00 Autoimmune diseases and cardiovascular risk: a population-based study on 19
autoimmune diseases and 12 cardiovascular diseases in 22 million individuals in the
UK (Nathalie Conrad, Leuven U., Belgium)
Knowledge graphs in patient-environment linkage (Albert Navarro, Trinity College
Dublin, Ireland)
Air-borne triggers of vasculitis (Enock Havyarimana, University of Glasgow, Scotland)

13.00 – 14.00 Lunch
14.00 – 15.00 Debate

What KD and cardiovascular clinicians have to say on the disease/environmental
research nexus? (Jordi Anton, Pediatric Rheumatologist, St. Joan de Déu Children’s
Hospital and Manel Sabaté, Cardiovascular Head at the Clínic Hospital, Barcelona)

15.00 – 17.00 Afternoon Workshop and Manuscript Drafting
14.30 – 16.00 Afternoon Workshop: Brainstorming Session on the Future of Vasculitis Triggers

16.00 – 16.15 Coffee break
16.15 – 17.00 Manuscript drafting and task allocations. EU proposal discussion

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