Meetings Plenary and Parallel Sessions

Please note that the schedule is subject to change

Saturday, June 8, 2019

5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Shock Presidential Address
Marc Jeschke, MD, PhD, FACS, FCCM, FRCS(C), Sunnybrook Research Institute, Toronto, Canada

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Mentoring and Diversity Program

7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
What Is A Successful NIH Grant Application?  Thoughts on How to Get from Here to There
Scott D. Somers, PhD, National Institute of General Medical Sciences, NIH

8:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Mentoring in the #MeToo Movement
Diana Lautenberger, M.A.T., Director, Women in Medicine and Science, Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), Washington, DC

Sunday, June 9, 2019

9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Plenary Session I: Sepsis: Definitions, Models and Opportunities

Co-Chairs:
Clifford Deutschman, MD, Feinstein Institute, New Hyde Park, NY
Heather Evans, MD, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC

What are the “Right” endpoints in Animal Models of Sepsis?
Clifford Deutschman, MD, Feinstein Institute, New Hyde Park, NY

Sepsis Research at the National Institutes of Health
Sarah Dunsmore, PhD, National Institute of General Medical Sciences, NIH, Bethesda, MD

BARDA's Solving Sepsis Program
Timothy Buchman, MD, PhD, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Clinical Trials: Better Design, More Meaningful Outcomes
Catherine L. Hough, MD, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Refining Animal Models of Sepsis
Marcin F. Osuchowski, DVM, PhD, Ludwig Boltzmann Institute, Vienna, Austria

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM    
Keynote Address

Introduction: Laurie Kilpatrick, PhD, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

Metabolic Reprogramming as a Key Driver of Inflammation and Innate Immunity
Luke O'Neill, PhD, The University of Dublin, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Oral Presentations By and For New Investigators I

Moderator: Carrie Sims, MD
Talks will be selected from abstracts submitted

1:30 PM – 2:45 PM    
New Investigator Award Competition

Moderator: Weng-Lang Yang, PhD, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Manhasset, NY
Talks will be selected from abstracts submitted

2:45 PM – 3:45 PM    
Research Award Recipient Presentations

Moderator: Weng-Lang Yang, PhD, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Manhasset, NY
Talks will be selected from abstracts submitted

4:10 PM – 6:00 PM
Parallel Session I: Innovations in Burn Research
Co-Chairs:
Celeste Finnerty, PhD, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
Tina Palmieri, MD, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA
Steven Wolf, MD, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

Innovations in the Diagnosis and Management of AKI in Burns
COL Kevin K. Chung, MD, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD

Strategies for Prevention of Sepsis
Steve E. Wolf, MD, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX

What Is on the Horizon for Dermal and Epidermal Regeneration in Burn Patients
Marc Jeschke, MD, PhD, Sunnybrook Research Institute, Toronto, Canada

Advances in Providing Patient-Centered Geriatric Burn Care
Herb Phelan, MD, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

Additional talks will be selected from abstracts submitted

4:10 PM – 6:00 PM
Parallel Session II: Neutrophils in Inflammation: Two Sides of the Same Coin
Co-Chairs:
Jeyaseelan (Jey) Samithamby, PhD, DVM, Louisiana State University,  Baton Rouge, LA
Barbara Sherry, PhD, Feinstein Institute, New Hyde Park, NY

CXCL1 Regulates Neutrophil Homeostasis in Pneumonia-Derived Sepsis Caused by Gram-positive Bacteria
Samithamby (Jey) Jeyaseelan, PhD, DVM, Louisiana State University,  Baton Rouge, LA

Protein Kinase C-delta Regulation of Neutrophil-Endothelium Interaction Under Shear Flow
Mohammad Kiani, PhD, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

In Situ Neutrophil Efferocytosis Shapes T Cell Immunity
Minsoo Kim, PhD, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

Purinergic and Metabolic Regulation of Neutrophil Function
Wolfgang Junger, PhD, Harvard University, MA

Additional talks will be selected from abstracts submitted

Monday, June 10, 2019

9:00 AM – 10:40 AM
Plenary Session II: Incorporating Microbiome Sciences into Your Thinking, Practice and Research

Co-Chairs:
John Alverdy, MD, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Susannah E. Nicholson, MD, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX

Shifting Microbiomes During Injury Directly Influence the Host Immune Program, Sepsis-related Microbiology and Outcome: a Strain-level Analysis
John Alverdy, MD, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Shock and the Microbiome
Susannah Nicholson, MD, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX

Nutrition and the Microbiome
Victoria Gershuni, MD, MSGM, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Inflamm-Aging and Dysbiosis of the Fecal Microbiome: Multi-Organ System Response after Burn Trauma
Elizabeth Kovacs, PhD, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, CO

11:00 AM -- 12:00 PM
Mini Symposium I: Novel Therapeutic Approaches

Mini Symposium II: Multisystem Trauma and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) 

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

9:00 AM – 11:15 AM
Parallel Session III: Trauma and Resuscitation
Co-Chairs:
Rosemary Kozar, MD, PhD, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
Anthony Pusateri, PhD, US Army Medical Research and Material Command, Fort Detrick, MD

Prehospital Tranexamic Acid Improves Survival After Traumatic Brain Injury in Patients with Intracranial Hemorrhage
Martin Schreiber, MD, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR

Tranexamic Acid in Trauma: What Have We Learned?
COL Andrew P. Cap, MD, PhD, US Army Institute of Surgical Research

Prehospital Plasma Resuscitation of Hemorrhagic Shock in an Urban Ground Ambulance Transport System Does Not Improve Survival: A Pragmatic, Randomized Trial
Ernest E Moore, MD, University of Colorado Denver, Denver, CO

The Prehospital Air Medical Plasma (PAMPer) Trial: Implications For Traumatic Injury
Jason Sperry, MD, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Prehospital Plasma Transfusion Improves Survival in Trauma Patients with Longer Prehospital Transports
Anthony Pusateri, PhD, US Army Medical Research and Material Command, San Antonio, TX

Additional talks will be selected from abstracts submitted

9:00 AM – 11:15 AM
Parallel Session IV: Precision Medicine in Surgery, Trauma, and Critical Care
Co-Chairs:
Judith Hellman, MD, University of California, San Francisco, CA
Yoram Vodovotz, PhD, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Computational and Systems Biology of Trauma: Basic and Translational Insights
Yoram Vodovotz, PhD, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Combining Clinical and Biological Variables to Reduce Heterogeneity in ARDS
Michael Matthay, MD, University of California, San Francisco, CA

Use of Precision Medicine to Direct Glucocorticoid Sepsis Therapy
Xiang-An Li, PhD, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

Shifting Gears - Biological Hallmarks of Surgical Recovery
Martin Angst, MD, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

Additional talks will be selected from abstracts submitted

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Mini Symposium III: Sepsis
Co-Chairs:
Laurie Kilpatrick, PhD, Temple University
Mitchell J Cohen, MD, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, CO

Talks will be selected from abstracts submitted

Mini Symposium IV: Barrier Function
Talks will be selected from abstracts submitted

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Oral Presentations By and For New Investigators II
Moderator: Carrie Sims, MD

Talks will be selected from abstracts submitted

1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Plenary Session III: Top Submitted Abstracts

Co-Chairs:
Elizabeth Kovacs, PhD, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, CO
Marc Jeschke MD, PhD, Sunnybrook Research Institute, Toronto, Canada

Talks will be selected from abstracts submitted

3:45 PM – 5:30 PM
Parallel Session V: Precision Medicine for Susceptible Populations to Critical Illness: Tailoring Therapy and Treatment
Co-Chairs:
Philip Efron, MD, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Jennifer Kaplan, MD, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

Sepsis and Older Adults
Phil Efron, MD, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

The Effect of Obesity during Critical Illness: Helpful or Harmful?
Jennifer Kaplan, MD, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

Impact of Cancer on Immune Dysregulation During Sepsis
Mandy Ford, PhD, Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Modifiable Determinants of Neonatal Sepsis-Induced Brain Injury
James Wynn, MD, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Additional talks will be selected from abstracts submitted

3:45 PM – 5:30 PM
Parallel Session VI: Cell Signaling in Infection and Inflammation
Co-Chairs:
Melanie Scott, MD, PhD, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
Ben Lu, MD, PhD  Central South University, Changsha, China

A Critical Protein Kinase Controls Inflammation, Wound Repair, and Cancer at Sites of Inflammation
Michael Yaffe, MD, PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

The Endocannabinoid and Endovanilloid Systems in Innate Immunity and Sepsis
Judith Hellman, MD, University of California, San Francisco, CA

Inflammatory Caspases in Trauma/Hemorrhagic Shock
Melanie Scott, MD, PhD, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

IRF3 Signaling in Stromal Cells Contributes to Sepsis Pathogenesis
Wendy Walker, PhD, Texas Tech University Health Science Center, El Paso, TX

Additional talks will be selected from abstracts submitted

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