Friday October 20th, 2017

    

 

07:30-08:30 Registration

Session C: Newborn screening challenges

Chairs: Prof. Lea Bentur, MD, and Prof. Ori Efrati, MD

(Session conducted in English)

08:30 - 08:45

CF diagnosis in 2017

Michael Wilschanski, MD,  CF Center, Hadassah Medical Center, Jerusalem

 

08:45 - 09:00

The Israeli CF Registry Annual Data

Meir Mei Zahav, MD, Graub CF Center, Schneider Children's Medical Center,

Petah Tikva

 

09:00 - 09:15

 

Barriers to Newborn Screening for CF in Israel

Hannah Blau MBBS, Graub CF Center, Schneider Children's Medical Center,

Petah Tikva

 

09:15 – 09:45

Neonatal screening in France: main results and ethical challenges

Isabelle Sermet, MD, Centre de Ressources et de Comp├ętence de la Mucoviscidose, Institut Necker Enfants Malades/INSERM, Paris

 

09:45 – 10:15

Exacerbation therapy – What we know, what we don’t

Peter J. Mogayzel, MD, Johns Hopkins Cystic Fibrosis Center, Baltimore, Maryland

10:15 – 10:45

Coffee Break  and Exhibition

 

  

Parallel Session

Session D: CF Innovative Therapies

Chairs: Prof. Hanna Blau, MBBS and Prof. Michael Wilschanski, MD

(Session conducted in English)

10:45 – 11:05

Translational read-through of CFTR nonsense mutations and inducement  of cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) function by ELX-02, a - new Translational Read-Through- Inducing Drug {TRID}

Pedro E. Huertas, MD, PhD, ELOXX Pharmaceuticals, Waltham, MA, USA

11:05 – 11:20

Antisense oligonucleotide based-therapy for CF patients carrying splicing mutations

Batsheva Kerem, PhD, Life Sciences Institute, Hebrew University, Jerusalem

11:20 – 11:35

Plant Derived Biologics - Novel Treatment for Cystic Fibrosis for more efficient DNA degradation

Yoseph Shaaltiel, PhD  Protalix  Biotherapeutics , Karmiel

11:35 – 11:50

Development of a novel actin inhibition resistant DNase I enzyme – Alidornase alfa for the treatment of CF

Lea Bentur , MD, CF Center,  Ruth Rappaport Children's Hospital, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa

11:50 – 12:20

Predicting CFTR modulator clinical efficacy by preclinical  biomarkers

Isabelle Sermet, MD, Centre de Ressources et de Comp├ętence de la Mucoviscidose, Institut Necker Enfants Malades/INSERM, Paris

12:20 – 12:35

EvoYon: Computational discovery of CF mutation specific drugs

Ori Inbar, PhD, Evogene , The CF Foundation of Israel, Ramat Gan.

12:35 – 12:50

Development of a novel and efficient delivery-system for gene editing technology in Cystic Fibrosis

Almog Angel, B.SC. Tel Hai Academic College

Parallel Session

Session E:  Multidisciplinary CF Care

Chairs: Mrs.  Eynav Manor  and  Mrs. Riki Machlin

(Session conducted in Hebrew)

10:45 – 11:00

Living with chronic disease – a case presentation

Tomer Israeli, MSc., B.PT, CF Center, Hadassah Medical Center, Jerusalem

11:00 – 11:15

Coaching  the CF patient: Impact on employment and career decisions

Mery Fasja, MSW, The National Center for Cystic Fibrosis, Edmond and Lily Safra Children's Hospital, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel  Hashomer

11:15 – 11:30

Strengthening the pelvic floor for people with Cystic Fibrosis

Hadas Mantin-Leimond, MD, Graub  CF Center, Schneider Children's  Medical Center of Israel

11:30 – 11:45

Treating and Coping with Uncooperative Patients

Sandra Eliyhu  Arad, BA.SW, CF center, Ruth Rappaport Children's Hospital, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa

11:45 – 12:05

Physiotherapy - Circle of Life

Eynav Manor, MSc., B.PT, Ruth Rappaport Children's Hospital, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa & Hadas Mantin-Leimond, M.PT, Graub CF Center, Schneider Children's Medical Center, Petah Tikva

12:05-12:20

Ethical and social aspects of treating CF patients throughout the course of life

Danit Press, BSW, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tikva

 12:20 – 12:35

Advanced lung support – new devices / new strategies

Iris Eisenstadt, MSc., B.PT, CF Center, Hadassah Medical Center, Jerusalem

12:35 – 12:50

CF MedCare App – maximizing adherence in the digital era

Dr. Eddie Landau PhD Clinical Psychologist, Schneider Children's  Medical Center of Israel

13:00

Lunch