MassCPR Symposium: Illuminating Our Path Forward (2022)

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Illuminating Our Path Forward: Lessons from an Evolving Pandemic

Monday, October 24
Symposium: 1 – 5 p.m. ET
Reception: 5 – 6:30 p.m. ET
 
Joseph B. Martin Conference Center Amphitheater
77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston
 
 

  • Photograph of session 3 during the 2022 MassCPR Symposium
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Welcome and Keynote

1-1:50pm

Welcome by George Q. Daley, MD, PhD, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Harvard University
Facilitating the Development and Availability of COVID-19 Vaccines, Peter Marks, MD, PhD, Director of the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER) at the Food and Drug Administration

 

PANEL SESSION 1: SARS-CoV-2 Vaccination: Initial Success and Future Directions

1:50-2:45pm

Moderators: Galit Alter, PhD, Vice President of Immunology, Moderna and Dan Barouch, MD, PhD, Director of the Center for Virology and Vaccine Research, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Variants and cross-reactivity, William Hanage, PhD, Associate Professor of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Durability and waning immunity, Ai-ris Collier, MD, Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Immunologic imprinting and boosting, Duane Wesemann, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Vaccine global equity, vaccine hesitancy, Bisola Ojikutu, MD, MPH, Executive Director of the Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC)
 

PANEL SESSION 2: COVID-19 Pathogenesis and Treatment

3:00-3:55pm

Moderators: Kate Fitzgerald, PhD, Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Medicine, UMASS Medical School and Manish Sagar, MD, Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine
Therapeutics, Jonathan Li, MD, MMSc, Associate Professor of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Critical issues for kids, Lael Yonker, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Massachusetts General Hospital
Long COVID, Bruce Levy, MD, Parker B. Francis Professor of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital
What have we learned/or not about pandemics, Lindsey Baden, MD, Professor of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital

 

PANEL SESSION 3: Preparing for SARS-CoV-2 Variants and Other Emerging Pathogens

3:55-4:50pm

Moderators: Amy Barczak, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Jeremy Luban, MD, Professor, Program in Molecular Medicine, Biochemistry & Molecular Biotechnology, UMass Medical School
Domestic and international monitoring of variants, Katherine Siddle, PhD, Research Scientist, Broad Institute
Limits of SARS-CoV-2 evolution, Jonathan Abraham, MD, Assistant Professor of Microbiology
Monkeypox and other viruses, John Connor, PhD, Associate Professor of Microbiology, Boston University
Pathogens to focus on for the future, Jacob Lemieux, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital

 

Closing Remarks

4:50-5pm

Arlene Sharpe, MD, PhD
George Fabyan Professor of Comparative Pathology, Harvard Medical School
Bruce Walker, MD
Director of the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT, and Harvard
 

Reception

5:00-6:30pm

Joseph B. Martin Conference Center, Lobby and Elements Café