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Host-Focused Mechanisms Leading to Acute Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Heart Disease

Friday, 3 November
Start time: 9:00 am End time: 10:30 am
Yas Grand 5
Track: Pathogenesis & Other Biological Insights

Anna Norrby-Teglund
Karolinska Institutet


What do we know about molecular mimicry and RHD? 
Madeleine Cunningham (University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center)

Virulence potential of streptococcal M and M-like surface proteins 
Pierre Smeesters (Hôpital Universitaire des Enfants Reine Fabiola)

Role of Group A carbohydrate and other glycans
Nina van Sorge (Amsterdam UMC)

RHD and host genetics 
Tom Parks (Imperial College London)