COVID-19: Immune Response Towards SARS-CoV-2 Infection and Vaccine

Program and Registration

Earn CME Credits | Free Registration


February 25, 2021 (17:00 - 19:30) 

Time zone (UTC+2)
An application has been made to the Lebanese Order of Physicians (LOP) to provide CME credits.
17:00 - 17:05 Welcome and Introduction

Andre Megarbane, MD, PhD 
Chair of the Department of Human Genetics
LAU Gilbert and Rose-Marie Chagoury School of Medicine
17:05 - 18:00

Moderated by

Jacques Mokhbat, MD, ABIM(ID), FACP, FIDSA
Chair of the Department of Internal Medicine 
LAU Gilbert and Rose-Marie Chagoury School of Medicine

17:10 - 17:30

Thrombosis and Coagulopathy in COVID-19 
Presented by

Bruno Megarbane, MD, PhD 
Professor of Critical Care Medicine Reanimation Medicale et Toxicologique
Hopital Lariboisiere, Paris, France

17:30 - 17:40 Q & A 
17:40 - 18:00

COVID-19: mRNA Vaccines 
Presented by

Steve Pascolo, PhD
Founder, Chief Executive Officer, Senior Scientist 
Tubingen, Germany 

18:00 - 18:10 Q & A
18:15 - 19:20

Moderated by

Gerard Wakim, MD 
Chair of the Department of Pediatrics 
LAU Gilbert and Rose-Marie Chagoury School of Medicine

18:15 - 18:35

Genetic Defect & Severe COVID-19 in Young Men
Presented by

Alexander Hoischen, PhD
Associate Professor of Genomic Technologies and Immuno-Genomics
Departments of Human Genetics and Internal Medicine
Radboud University Medical Center Nijmegen, The Netherlands

18:35 - 18:45 Q & A
18:50 - 19:10

MIS Associated with COVID-19 in Children
Presented by
Lauren Henderson, MD, MMSc
Attending Physician, Rheumatology Program
Boston Children Hospital, Boston, MA
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

19:10 - 19:20 Q & A
19:20 - 19:30  Closing Remarks
Andre Megarbane, MD, PhD 

For inquiries, please contact:

Lama Naim
Senior Program Officer
Office of Continuing Medical Education & Professional Development
Gilbert and Rose-Marie Chagoury School of Medicine
Lebanese American University
Telephone: + (961) 1 200 800, Ext. 5830