22nd-29th April 2023

US: UCLA Immunology World PI Week

5:00 pm
6:00 pm
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Three short talks by Webinar on Primary Immunodeficiency followed by Q&A with patients & families.
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Speakers Bios:
James Markis, Pharm D (SVP, Pharmacy Operations @Care Fusion Rx)
Dr. Marks is the Senior Vice President of Operations for Care Fusion Rx, a Home Ig Infusion Pharmacy. He has over 11 years of concentrated experience in Ig therapy and has successfully treated thousands of patients with various Primary Immunodeficiencies and Autoimmune Disorders. He completed an undergraduate degree from UCLA and obtained his Doctor of Pharmacy from USC School of Pharmacy in 2006. He has served on various clinical Ig advisory boards and presented at numerous national Ig pharmacy conferences. He holds the title of Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice at the USC School of Pharmacy and has been a preceptor for Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences (APPE) at USC School of Pharmacy.

Manish Butte, MD, PhD (Chief of Immunology, Allergy, and Rheumatology @UCLA Health)
Dr. Butte is the E. Richard Stiehm Endowed Chair and Associate Professor with tenure in the Department of Pediatrics at UCLA, and Division Chief of Immunology, Allergy, and Rheumatology. He studied Physics and also earned his M.D. at Brown University. He then studied structural biology at UCSF and graduated with a Ph.D. in Biophysics. Returning to clinical training, he completed a Pediatrics residency at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and a clinical fellowship in Allergy & Immunology at Boston Children’s Hospital. He did post-doctoral research at Harvard and worked on T-cell inhibitory pathways and chemistry. He spent his junior faculty years at Stanford University (2009-2016) and moved to UCLA in late 2016.

Maria Garcia-Lloret, MD (Clinical Professor – Immunology, Allergy, Rheumatology @UCLA Health)
Dr Garcia-Lloret attended Medical School in her native Argentina and then went on to pursue a post-graduate degree in Basic Immunology at the University of Alberta, Canada. She moved to the US in 1998 where she completed a Pediatric Residency followed by a fellowship in Allergy and Immunology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. She is currently the Director of the UCLA Allergy/Immunology Fellowship Training Program and Professor in the Department of Pediatrics Allergy/Immunology program at UCLA.