Date(s) - 03/02/2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Hamner Conference Center


Please join the Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research and internationally recognized physicians in Durham to gain valuable insight into sarcoidosis.

Patients and loved ones will have the opportunity to learn about FSR’s research initiatives, sarcoidosis treatment options, and clinical care with experts in the field in Durham.


Each person requires their own registration. Please complete the form below and refresh the page to register another attendee.

Registration is now closed. We ask that anyone who still wishes to attend email to confirm seating availability. Lunch will be served to registered attendees first. Pending availability, lunch will be available to those who did not register before the deadline as well. We look forward to seeing you tomorrow.

Durham Sarcoidosis Conference Agenda

Topics and speakers to date will include:

10:00 am

Welcome & Introductions

Ginger Spitzer, Executive Director

10:05 am

Moving Research Forward

Kelli Beyer, FSR Director of Education and Outreach

10:20 am

Living with Sarcoidosis: A Patient’s Perspective

FSR Patient Ambassador

10:30 am

Sarcoidosis Overview

Dr. Ogugua Ndili Obi, East Carolina University

10:50 am

Pulmonary Hypertension

Dr. Veeranna Maddipati, East Carolina University

11:10 am


Dr. Brandon Moss, Cleveland Clinic

11:30 am

Cardiac Sarcoidosis

Dr. Brian Houston, MUSC

11:50 am

Panel Q&A

Obi, Maddipati, Moss, Houston

12:20 pm


1:00 pm

Ocular and Cutaneous Sarcoidosis

Dr. Chris Mosher, Duke University Medical Center

1:20 pm

Sino-Nasal Sarcoidosis

Dr. Ahmed Sesay, UNC

1:40 pm

Treatment Options

Dr. Craig Rackley, Duke University Medical Center

2:00 pm

What’s New in Sarcoid

Dr. Catherine Bonham, University of Virginia

2:20 pm

FSR Resources and Support

Kelli Beyer, FSR Director of Education and Outreach

2:35 pm


2:45 pm

Panel Q&A

Mosher, Sesay, Rackley, Bonham

3:15 pm

Improve Your Care and Find a Cure

FSR Staff

4:00 pm


FSR Staff

Conference Venue and Parking Instructions

Hamner Conference Center
15 TW Alexander Dr
Durham, NC 27710

The conference center is conveniently located at the TW Alexander Drive Exit, off NC-147. Free parking is widely available with a short walk to the main entrance of the venue. Signs will direct you.

Please note that we did our best to find the best option for parking. You know yourself best – please give yourself enough time to park, walk to the venue, check-in at the registration table, and comfortably find your seat.

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