2015 VAM: 1207 - NIAID: Prevention of Allergic Diseases and Asthma
This recording summarizes state of the art knowledge on the prospects for preventing atopic diseases (food allergy, atopic dermatitis, asthma and allergic rhinitis), with a special emphasis on the results of a study to prevent peanut allergy.
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™: 2.25
Credit must be claimed by June 30, 2017. Any credit request on or after July 1, 2017 will be subject to an administrative fee.
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Allied Health Professionals
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
1. Discuss current prospects for interventions to prevent the development of allergic diseases and asthma, with a focus on the role of early exposure to allergens and to bacteria via the oral or inhaled route.
Dr. Patrick Holt, DSc, Telethon Kids Institute, West Perth, Australia
Dr. Fernando D. Martinez, MD, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Prof. Nicholas W. Lukacs, PhD, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Prof. Erika Isolauri, MD PhD, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
Prof. Gideon Lack, MD, St Thomas' Hospital, St Thomas' Hospital, London, United Kingdom
- 2.25 AttendanceAttendance credit.
- 2.25 CECE credit.
- 2.25 CMECME credit.