Manipal Genetics Update VI
Marfan syndrome and other aortopathies
14th and 15th of February, 2020 at Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, India
                         
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Manipal Genetics Update VI
Marfan syndrome and other aortopathies
Interact Lecture Hall 2a
Kasturba Medical College, Manipal

14– 15 February, 2020
 
Day 1
14th February, 2020
10:00 - 10:45 am Registration and Tea  
10:45 – 11.00 am Introduction and opening remarks by Dr Sharath K Rao, Dean, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal  
Session 1 Chairpersons: Ashwin Dalal and Meenakshi Bhat  
11:00 - 11:30 am Loeys Dietz syndrome Bart Loeys
11:30 - 12:00 noon Marfan syndrome: The dark side of the disease Yskert von Kodolitsch
12:00 - 12:30 pm Marfan syndrome in the young - children are not small adults Thomas Mir
12:30 -1:30 pm Lunch  
Session 2 Chairpersons: Tom Devasia and Kausik Mandal  
1:30 - 2:00 pm TGFbeta signalling – an overview Kerstin Kutsche
2:00 - 2:30 pm The shorter side of TGFbeta and fibrillin pathways Valerie Cormier-Daire
2:30 - 3:00 pm FBLN4 related aortopathy Sheela Nampoothiri
3:00- 3:30 pm Tea break  
Session 3 Chairpersons: Ashwin Dalal and Gunjan Banga  
3:30 - 4:00 pm New insights into bicuspid aortic valve related aortopathy Aline Verstraeten
4:00 - 4:30 pm Surgical approach to aortopathies Kirun Gopal
4:30 - 5:00 pm Indo-German project on Marfan and related syndromes Shalini/Pauline Schneeberger
6:00 pm onwards Visit to heritage village and dinner  
 
Day 2
15th February, 2020
Session 4 Chairpersons: Gunjan Banga and Prajnya Ranganath  
9:00 - 9:30 am Exome and gene panels for diagnosis of aortopathies Lut Van Laer
9:30 - 10:00 am Evaluating the clinical validity of inherited aortopathy and related connective tissue disorders genes Madhuri Hegde
10:00 - 10:30 am Genome Asia Ramprasad V
10:30 - 11:00 am Tea break  
Session 5 Chairpersons: Kalpana Gowrishankar and Shailaja S  
11:00 - 11:30 am Post mortem testing related to aortopathy William Newman
11:30 - 12:00 noon Case studies in aortopathies Hisham Ahamed
12:00 - 12:30 pm Eye manifestations in aortopathies SJ Patil
12:30 - 1:30 pm Lunch  
Session 6 Chairpersons: Madhuri Hegde and William Newman  
1:30 - 2:15 pm Presentation by delegates  
Session 7 Chairpersons:  Sankar VH and Akkatai S Teli  
2:15 - 2:45 pm Vascular complications in Ehlers Danlos syndrome Maja Hempel
2:45 - 3:15 pm Non-syndromic forms of aortic aneurysms Aline Verstraeten
3:15 - 3:45 pm Syndromic aortopathies Bart Loeys
3:45 – 4:00 pm Tea break  
4:00 – 4:30 pm Group discussion: Indo-German collaboration on Marfan syndrome and other related disorders – future insights Girisha KM
Kerstin Kutsche
Meenakshi Bhat
Bart Loeys
6:30 pm onwards Entertainment and dinner (Chaithya Hall, Hotel Fortune Inn Valley View)