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Scientific report 2021 of the Inborn Errors Working Party (IEWP)

Major achievements

It is difficult to talk about 2021 without mentioning the difficulties related to the COVID19 pandemic, which severely restricted travel and interactions. In the first part of the year, the organization of two webinars dedicated to the management of severe combined immunodeficiency and cell therapy in metabolic diseases were nevertheless very successful and allowed, despite the virtual format, very fruitful exchanges between attendees and experts.

In September, we took up the challenge of holding our annual WP in face to face and we met in Milan. The 125 participants coming from 15 countries, mainly European, enjoyed an outstanding scientific program and the return of social interaction!

The year 2021 also saw the finalization of several important publications performed on behalf of the IEWP. in particular, the update recommendations for conditioning regimen in Inborn Errors of Immunity and the latest results of HSCT in severe combined immunodeficiency were finalized and published. A large retrospective study of HSCT in IEIs in more than 300 teenagers and young adults as well as an important study of HSCT in Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome are in their final steps.

In 2022, the IEWP continues its studies activities on important topics in close collaborations with partners such as ESID, RITA, SCETIDE and PIDTC.

  2019 2020 2021
Oral presentations 9 3 3
Poster presentations 0 1 1
Educational events 3 3 3