Scientific program

The below program outline is preliminary and may be subject for change.
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Wednesday 16/11
08.00-09.30
Sponsored symposia
09.30-10.00
Opening
10.00-11.30
Virology and diagnostics

Moderator: Anders Sönnerborg, Karolinska Institutet/Universitetssjukhuset

The evolution of SARS-CoV-2. Where are we heading?
(Emma Hodcroft, University of Bern)

Viral kinetics during SARS-CoV-2 infection
(Christopher Chiu, Imperial College London)

Less is more? Ct-values for quantitation beyond Covid-19
(Emmi Andersson, Public Health Agency of Sweden)

Discussion (20 min)

11.30-12.30
Lunch
12.30-14.00
Immunology and vaccines

Moderator: Marcus Buggert, Karolinska Institutet

Antibody responses to SARS-CoV-2 infection and vaccination
(Florian Krammer, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai)

Longitudinal responses to mRNA vaccination at Elderly Care Homes in Sweden
(Mattias Forsell, Umeå Universitet)

Vaccination in older adults
(Dorota Religa, Karolinska Institutet)

Discussion (20 min)

14.00-14.30
Pause
14.30-16.00
Epidemiology

Moderator: TBD

Epidemiology keynote (30 min)

Epidemiology Swedish keynote (20 min)
(Jonas Björk, Lunds Universitet)

Epidemiology Clinical aspects (10 min)
(Ann Lindberg, Statens veterinärmedicinska anstalt)

Discussion (20 min)

16.00-18.00
Poster session
Thursday 17/11
08.00-09.30
Sponsored symposia
09.30-10.00
Pause
10.00-11.30
Clinical syndromes and pathogenesis

Moderator: TBD

Current understanding of pathogenesis in relation to clinical presentation of COVID-19
(Jesus Bermejo-Martin, Hospital Universitario Río Hortega de Valladolid)

Neuro-COVID – clinical picture and pathogenesis
(Arvid Edén,
Göteborgs Universitet)

COVID-19 in older adults – clinical aspects
(Maria Eriksdotter, Karolinska Institutet)

Discussion (20 min)

11.30-12.30
Lunch
12.30-14.00
Management and treatment

Moderator: Magnus Gisslén, Sahlgrenska Universitetssjukhuset/Östra

Management and treatment keynote (30 min)
(Carlos Del Rio, Emory University School of Medicine)

Covid treatment in patients with immunosuppression
(Piotr Nowak, Karolinska Institutet/Universitetssjukhuset)

Evidence based treatment of Covid-19
(Sara Cajander, Örebro Universitet)

Discussion (20 min)

14.00-14.30
Pause
14.30-16.00
Infection Prevention

Infection Prevention keynote
(Jonathan Reid, University of Bristol)

Infection Prevention Swedish keynote
(Jacob Löndahl, Lunds Universitet)

Infection Prevention Clinical aspects
(Carl-Johan Fraenkel, Lunds Universitet)

Discussion (20 min)

16.00-16.30
Unresolved research questions
16.30-17.00
Close and poster reward