SOCIETY FOR INHERITED METABOLIC DISORDERS


42nd Annual Meeting: April 26 - 29, 2020
Hilton Austin, Austin, Texas
Program for SIMD Annual Meeting Preliminary program posted below.
Final information will be posted soon.
You can view the agenda for the Thursday morning GMDI session at http://gmdi.org/GMDI_Conference2020.
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PRELIMINARY
PROGRAM

 

SIMD 2020

April 26-29, 2020

Austin, Texas

 

Sunday, April 26, 2020

 

1:00 PM – 6:00 PM

1:00 PM – 6:00 PM

3:00 PM – 6:00 PM

3:00 PM – 6:00 PM

7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

 

Meeting Registration

Poster board and vendor set up

SIMD Board meeting

NAMA Board meeting

Opening Reception

 

Monday, April 27, 2020

 

7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Meeting registration

7:00 AM - 8:00  AM

 

Breakfast  

New to SIMD, new to Rare Disease, or want to meet for breakfast? Join us at the tables labeled “New to SIMD”

Scientific Session 1

(8:00 AM -10:00 AM)

Title: Immunology and inflammation in IEMs

Moderators: Peter McGuire  and Amarilis Sanchez-Valle

8:00 AM - 8:15 AM

Introduction and Welcome

Susan A. Berry, M.D., 2020 Program Chairman

8:15 AM - 8:45 AM

Immune aspects of ERT – Amy Rosenberg, FDA

8:45 AM - 9:15 AM

Evaluation and treatment of immune deficiency in IEM -  Susan Pacheco, UT Houston

9:15 AM -9:45 AM

The immune aspects of metabolic decompensation due to infection – Peter McGuire, NIH

9:45 AM- 10:15 AM

The mitochondrion as an immune organelle – A. Philip West , Texas A&M

10:15 AM-11:00 AM

AM Coffee Break-Posters and Exhibits open

Scientific Session 2

(11:00 PM - 12:00 PM)

Title: Presidential address: What you can do to get it covered!

Moderator: Shawn McCandless

11:00 AM - 11:30PM

ABC's of how insurance coverage works-David M. Spiro, Allmed Healthcare

11:30 AM - 12:00PM

What do you mean my test is denied! Georgianne Arnold, Univ of Pittsburgh

12:00 PM -1:00 PM

Box Lunch 

Scientific Session 3

(1:00 PM - 3:00 PM)

Oral presentations from Travel Award winners, Shapira Award winner and

the JSIMD Young Investigator winner

Moderators: Carlos Ferreira and Austin Larson

1:00 PM - 1:15 PM

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1:15 PM - 1:30 PM

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1:30 PM - 1:45 PM

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1:45 PM - 2:00 PM

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2:00 PM - 2:15 PM

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2:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Presentation from the 2019 Emmanuel Shapira Award Winner

2:45 PM - 3:00 PM

JSIMD Young Investigator award winner for best presentation at 2019

JSIMD meeting

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

PM Coffee break – Posters and Exhibits open

Scientific Session 4

(4:00 PM - 5:30 PM)

Selected abstract presentations

Moderators: Amy White and Rebecca Ganetsky

4:00 PM - 4:15 PM

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4:15 PM - 4:30 PM

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4:30 PM - 4 :45 PM

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4:45 PM - 5 :00 PM

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5:00 PM - 5 :15 PM

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5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Dinner on own OR Optional dinner for purchase (ticket required)

Scientific Session 5

(7:00 PM- 10:00 PM)

Poster Session and Reception with Exhibits open

Beer, Wine and Dessert served

7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Poster presentations from Travel Award Winners

5 min presentation at each poster from travel award winners (6 awards) attended by SIMD Founders Award Committee

7:00 PM – 7:10 PM

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7:10 PM – 7:20 PM

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7:20 PM – 7:30 PM

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7:30 PM – 7:40 PM

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8:00 PM – 8:15 PM

Committee review

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Posters attended by Authors

7:00-8:00 Even numbered posters attended

8:00-9:00 Odd numbered posters attended

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

 

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

Breakfast

Young Rare Disease Investigators Breakfast. Come and share YOUR experiences in rare disease research

7:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Meeting registration

Scientific Session 6

(8:00 AM - 10:00 AM)

Title - Clinical trials: Planning for approval success and pitfalls to avoid

Moderators: Deb Regier and Wendy Smith

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM

IND approval process by FDA - Dina Zand, FDA

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

Experience with IND for Citrulline in MELAS: Fernando Scaglia, Baylor College of Medicine

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Overview of Biomarkers Qualification Program, Christopher Leptak, FDA

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Development of psychosine as a biomarker for Krabbe disease, Dieter Matern, Mayo Clinic

10:00 AM -11:00 AM

AM Coffee Break - Posters and Exhibits open

Scientific Session 7

(11:00 AM - 12:30 PM)

Title –PCORI funding as a mechanism for research support in IEM

Moderators: Susan Berry and Fernando Scaglia

11:00 AM -11:30 AM

Introduction to PCORI – Mat Edick, Michigan Public Health Institute

11:30 AM -12:00 PM

Duarte Galactosemia - Judith Fridovich-Keil, Emory University

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

UCDC and transplantation outcomes - Nick Ah Mew, Children’s National Medical Center

12:30 PM -7:00 PM

Free afternoon - Lunch and dinner on your own

5:00 PM -7:00 PM

NAMA reception – Invitation ONLY

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Unknowns and Challenging Metabolic Cases

Moderators: Hilary Vernon and Francis Rossignol

7:00 PM – 7:05 PM

Updates on old cases

7:05 PM – 8:00 PM

Six pre-submitted cases, 4 slides each presented by a moderator  who will be asked to review ahead of time?

8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

SIMD Business Meeting and Award Presentations

Emmanuel Shapira SIMD Award (First Author of Best Publication in MGM)

SIMD Founders Award (Best Oral Presentation by a Trainee)

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

 

7:00 AM -8:00 AM

Breakfast

SIMD interest groups:  Nursing, Metabolic Nutrition, Genetic Counseling, Laboratorian, Basic Research, Clinical Research, Clinician

7:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Meeting Registration

Scientific Session 8

(8:00 AM - 10:00 AM)

Title: Selected Scientific Abstracts – Treatments are our future

Moderators: Charles Venditti and Mandy Martin

8:00 AM - 8:15 AM

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8:15 AM - 8:30 AM

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9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

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10:00 AM -10:30 AM

AM coffee break – Posters and Exhibits open

Scientific Session 9

(10:30 AM - 12:30 PM)

Title: Homocystinurias

Moderators: Marzia Pasquali and Irini Manoli

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Classic HCU diagnosis and management – Harvey Levy, BCH

11:00 AM - 11:30 PM

Mouse models and new treatments for HCU –Warren Kruger, Fox Chase CC, PA

11:30 PM - 12:00 PM

Remethylation defects, new disorders and treatment updates – David S. Rosenblatt, McGill, Montreal

12:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Newborn screening for HCU – Marzia Pasquali, ARUP labs, U of Utah

12:30 PM -  1:30 PM

Lunch break

Scientific Session 10

(1:30 PM - 5:30 PM)

Joint Session with GMDI – The Long and Winding Road

Moderators: TBD

1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Co-morbidities in adults with IEM – Kim Chapman and Danie Starin - CNMC

2:15 PM - 3:00PM

Transition planning for IEM – Hannah Faghfoury and Heather Bell - Toronto

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Break

3:30 PM - 4:45PM

GMDI/SERN Nutritional Management Guidelines:  How these are being used in practice

Panel Discussion introduced and moderated by Dr. Rani Singh

 

4:45 PM - 5:30 PM

How SIMD and GMDI can work together to enhance the mission of each organization

Discussion introduced and moderated by Melanie Gillingham