Community Forum


New Approaches to Autoimmune Diseases
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Date and time

June 20, 2019

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM PT


Building 12 Auditorium

10905 Road to the Cure, La Jolla, CA 92121

Exploring the collaboration between clinical, research and pharmaceutical perspectives and the impact for the patient.

There are more than 100 autoimmune diseases; including Crohn’s disease, Psoriasis, Rheumatoid arthritis, Lupus and Type 1 diabetes, to name only a few. The American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association reports that 50 million Americans suffer from autoimmune disease.

Ever wonder how cutting-edge scientific research can lead to cures and pioneering treatments for patients? Autoimmune research breakthroughs over the last decade have made this one of the most promising areas of new discovery.

Join us as we explore the impact of medical research on the future of human health as we host an exciting, unique speaker series: Insights.

Scientists, doctors, patients and pharma come together for a panel discussion on the latest discoveries in autoimmune disease, followed by a Q&A session.


Carl F. Ware, Ph.D.
Infectious and Inflammatory Diseases Center

Immunity and Pathogenesis Program

Laboratory of Molecular Immunology
Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute

Hal Hoffman, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine
Chief, Division of Allergy, Immunology, and Rheumatology
UC San Diego and Rady Children’s Hospital of San Diego

Angela Durazo

Formula 4 Race Car Driver

First Female to Compete in the United States F4 Championships

Former Para-Pro Triathlete

2X Award-Winning Actress


Zaher Nahle, Ph.D., M.P.A.
Chief Executive Officer
Arthritis National Research Foundation


Our Insights Series

Ever wonder how cutting-edge scientific research leads to cures and pioneering treatments for patients?
Insights is an in-depth look at a wide array of diseases in need of a cure.

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