Garvan Institute logo

Autoinflammatory Diseases

A workshop for researchers, clinicians and patients


  • The latest discoveries in inflammasome research
  • Diagnosis and treatment of autoinflammatory diseases
  • An information and networking session for patients and families


View the Program

FRIDAY 23 June

23rd June 2017
11am - 6pm

Garvan Institute
384 Victoria Street
Darlinghurst 2010


Register Now

No meeting fee, but registration is required by 31st May 2017.




Autoinflammatory Alliance


Ian Potter Foundation

The Australian Autoinflammatory Disease Registry (AADRY)

International Guest Speakers

Dr Hal Hoffman Professor of Paediatrics and Medicine and Chief of the Division of Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology in the Dept of Paediatrics at UC San Diego/Rady Children’s Hospital. His lab was the first to identify the genetic basis of four human diseases, including NLRP3, the gene responsible for cryopyrin associated periodic syndromes (CAPS).

Dr Anna Simon Associate Professor at the Dept of Internal Medicine, Radboud University Medical Centre, Nijmegen, the Netherlands. She specialises in autoinflammatory disorders and is a co-founder of the Radboud Clinical Expertise Centre for Immunodeficiency and Autoinflammation in Nijmegen.


National and Local Guest Speakers

Dr Seth Masters
Walter and Eliza Hall Institute, Melbourne

Dr Kate Schroder
Institute for Molecular Bioscience, Queensland

Dr Paul Gray
Sydney Children’s Hospital

Dr Melanie Wong
The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney

Prof Wolfgang Weninger
Centenary Institute, Sydney

Dr Fiona Moghaddas
Walter and Eliza Hall Institute, Melbourne

Dr Marcia Munoz
Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Sydney

Organisers: Prof Mike Rogers, Dr Marcia Munoz (Bone Biology Division), Dr Tri Phan (Immunology Division)

Enquiries to Dr Marcia Munoz