Conference Schedule

Time Event
7:30 a.m.
Breakfast and Registration
8:00 a.m.
Opening Remarks
Session 1

 Light Chain Amyloidosis Diagnosis and Management

8:05 a.m.

A Quest for Early Diagnosis for AL Amyloidosis
Giovanni Palladini, MD, PhD
University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy

8:35 a.m. Novel Agents for Treatment of AL Amyloidisis
Tibor Kovacsovics, MD
University of Utah
9:05 a.m. 

Hematology Grand Rounds 
Vaishali Sanchorawala, MD 
University of Boston 

"The Role of Stem Cell Transplant Amidst Emerging Therapies in the Treatment in AL Amyloidosis" 

9:35 a.m.

Q & A

9:45 a.m.


10:00 a.m.

Multidisciplinary Panel Discussion
How to Approach for Patients With Advanced (Stage IV) AL Amyloidosis

Session 2

Multidisciplinary Approach to Amyloidosis

10:30 a.m.

Kidney Involvement in Amyloidosis & ALECT2
Josephine Abraham, MD
University of Utah Health

10:50 a.m.

Gastro Intestinal Involvement in Amyloidosis
Luke Gessel, MD
University of Utah Health

11:10 a.m.

Pulmonary Involvement in Amyloidosis 
Chakravarthy B. Reddy
University of Utah

11:20 a.m.

Q & A

11:30 a.m.

Lunch and Poster Viewing

Session 3

Cardiac ATTR Amyloidosis Diagnosis and Management

12:00 p.m.

Cardiology Grand Rounds 
Mathew Maurer, MD
NY Presbyterian/ Columbia University, New York

Therapies for Transthyretin Cardiac Amyloidosis: Treatments for Today, Emerging Treatments for Tomorrow

12:30 p.m. Early Diagnosis of ATTR Amyloidosis
Jose N. Nativi-Nicolau, MD
University of Utah
1:00 p.m.
Q & A
1:10 p.m.


Session 4

Neuro ATTR Amyloidosis Diagnosis and Management

1:20 p.m.

Neuropathy Burden and Management in Amyloidosis
Kelsey Barrel, MD
University of Utah

1:40 p.m.

The Impact of Gene Silencers in Neuropathy and Quality of Life in Patients with Familial Amyloidosis
Sami L. Khella, MD
Penn Presbyterian

2:00 p.m. Neuropathy Scales for Clinical Practice vs Trials
Sami L. Khella, MD
Penn Presbyterian
2:20 p.m. The Role of Genetic Counseling in Amyloidosis
Katelyn Swade, LCGC
University of Utah
2:30 p.m. Q & A
Session 5 The Perspectives of Patients with Amyloidosis
2:40 p.m. Quality of Life in Amyloidosis
Isabelle Lousada
Amyloidosis Research Consortium
3:00 p.m. The Patient Referral Journey *NOT eligible for CME credit
3:35 p.m. Q & A
3:45 p.m. Break
Session 6 Collaboration with Referral Centers
3:55 p.m.

Multidisciplinary Panel Discussion

Referral Patterns for Early Diagnosis, Access to Therapy and Research Collaboration.  Lessons from Referral Centers.

4:25 p.m. Adjourn
5:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Utah Amyloidosis Symposium Dinner Reception
University of Utah Guest House & Conference Center, Douglas Ballroom
110 South Fort Douglas Blvd.
Salt Lake City, UT 84113