Diagnostyka zakażeń wirusowych człowieka szerzących się drogą krwi
– wyzwania i nadzieje 21 wieku

Zegrze pod Warszawą, 23-24 października 2008

Diagnostics of blood-borne viral infections
– challenges and hopes of 21. century

Zegrze k/Warszawy
23-24 October 2008

Conference Program

1st day

23 October (Thursday)

8:30 – 18:00
10:30 – 10:45Opening ceremony - Prof. dr hab. n. med. K. Madaliński, Prof. M.J. Wysocki, Welcoming Letter from Prof. dr hab n. med. A. Nowosławski, Prof. dr hab. n. med. J. Żeromski, Prof. dr hab. n. med. J. Cianciara)
10:45 – 11:45Prof. Piotr Chomczyński
Who rules – genes us or we genes?
11:45 – 12:30Dr Magdalena Rosińska
HIV/AIDS epidemiology in Europe
12:30 – 13:15Prof. dr hab. n. med. T. Michalak
Identification of occult hepatitis B and hepatitis C infections
13:15 – 14:00Lunch
14:10 – 14:55Prof. dr hab. E. Brojer
Molecular biology screening of blood donors and its consequences
14:55 – 15:40Prof. dr med. P.V. Holland (Stockton, CA)
Prevention of transfusion-associated HBV infection
15:40 – 16:25Prof. dr Robert Flisiak
Perspectives of therapy of HCV infections
16:25 – 17:00Coffee break
17:00 – 17:45Prof.dr hab. W. Halota
Utilization of HCV diagnosis possibilities in clinical practice
17:45 – 18:30Prof. dr med. K. Simon
New insights into pathogenesis of acute and chronic hepatitis C
20:00 - Dinner

2nd day

24 October (Friday)

9:15 – 10:00Dr n. med. Joanna Cielecka-Kuszyk
Histological changes In HCV inection in correlation with biochemical markers of liver fibrosis
10:00 – 10:30Dr hab. J. Siennicka
CMV vaccine - needs and problems
10:30 – 11:00Doc. dr hab. n. med. Bogumiła Litwińska
Neglected infection – parvovirus B19
11:00 – 11:20Coffee Break
11:20 – 13:55Workshops
 Diagnostic workshop Clinical workshop
11:20-11:35Dr B. Rozbicka
Accreditation requirements for laboratory
11:20-11:50Prof. dr hab. J. Juszczyk
Chronic viral hepatitis treatment optimalization by virological indicators
11:35-11:55Dr hab. med. Andrzej Horban
Demands of clinician for laboratory standarisation
11:50-12:15Dr med. J. Jabłońska
Extrahepatic manifestation of HCV – clinical observations
11:55-12:15Prof. dr hab. K. Madaliński
UE recommendations for diagnostic determination of hepatotropic viruses
12:15-12:40Doc. dr M. Wawrzynowicz-Syczewska
Complications of HCV infection (to be announced)
12:15-12:35Dr n. przyr. Piotr Grabarczyk
Detection and quantification of HCV core antigen in blood donors – Polish experience
12:40-13:15Doc. dr Marek Woynarowski, Prof. dr Joanna Pawłowska, dr med. Małgorzata Woźniak
Overlap syndromes with HBV and HCV viruses in Polish children
12:35-13:05Dr Maarten Brusse
Different types of Quality Control: what to use, where and when in molecular diagnostics
13:05-13:35Dr med. J. Stańczak
UE recommendations for diagnostic determination of HIV viruses
13:15-13:35Prof. dr hab. n. med. Joanna Pawłowska
Liver transplantation for infectious causes in children
13:35-13:55Mgr Grzegorz Stańczak
iRNA – molecule of hope
13:35-13:55Dr hab. Urszula Demkow
Diagnostics of autoimmune liver diseases and differentiation with viral infections
14:00 – 15:00Lunch
15:15 & 16:00Departure

Remark: Polish speakers are asked to prepare visual presentation in English.