Plenary 2101: New Paradigms in the Management of Severe Asthma
Clinicians, academicians, fellows-in-training, medical students, basic scientists, Allied Health professionals andpPayers in the field of Allergy/Immunology have the opportunity and challenge of utilizing biologic therapies in research and clinical practice to improve the lives of patients with severe asthma. While biologic therapies continue to become FDA approved, questions remain in the areas of low T2 biologic therapy mechanism of action, use of biomarkers in selection of treatment and monitoring of treatment efficacy for patients with severe asthma, and clinical evidence based algorithms to choose the optimal therapy for patients with severe asthma.
|AAAAI Foundation and K. Frank Austen, MD FAAAAI & Albert L. Sheffer, MD FAAAAI Lectureship: Bench to Bedside||John Fahy, MD||Contemporary Considerations in Targeting Low T2 Components of Asthma|
|AAAAI Foundation and Phillip E. Korenblat, MD FAAAAI Lectureship: Investing Together in Our Future||Sally Wenzel, MD FAAAAI||Contemporary ConsideratiC2:C10ons in Targeting Low T2 Components of Asthma|
|AAAAI Foundation and Dennis K. Ledford, MD FAAAAI & University of South Florida Allergy & Immunology Division Lectureship||Stanley Szefler, MD FAAAAI||An Algorithmic Approach to Selecting and Continuing Biologic Therapy|
- A/I physicians
- A/I fellows-in-training
- A/I nurses, nurse practitioners and physician assistants
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Discuss mechanisms of potential targets of low-T2 phenotypes in asthma
- Identify which biomarkers are most useful, and their specific roles, in the selection of biologic therapies for patients with severe asthma
- Describe an algorithmic approach to the selection and continuation of biologic therapies for the treatment of adult and pediatric patients with severe asthma
John Fahy, MD
University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
Relevant relationships: Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Gossamer (consultant); Boehringer Ingelheim (research grant)
Stanley Szefler, MD FAAAAI
Children's Hospital Colorado, Aurora, CO
Relevant relationships: Regeneron (advisory board)
Sally Wenzel, MD FAAAAI
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
Relevant relationships: Pieris (consultant)
Robert Corriel, MD FAAAAI
Manhasset Allergy and Asthma Associates, Manhasset, NY
Relevant relationships: None
Kara Wada, MD
Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, OH
Relevant relationships: None
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