4308: Early Life Environmental Exposures Regulate Host Allergic Immune Responses: Lessons Learned from the AADCRC Birth Cohorts Asthma (MOC)
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Session 4308 from the 2018 AAAAI/WAO Joint Congress includes the following talks:
- Effects of the Farming Environment on Immune Development and Childhood Respiratory Illnesses: Lessons from the WISC Study
- Identifying Asthma-Causing RSV Strains and Elucidating the Mechanisms of RSV-Mediated Asthma Development: Lessons Learned from the INSPIRE Cohort
- Traffic Related Air Pollution and Childhood Asthma: Lessons from the CCAAPS Birth Cohort
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™: 1.25
The American Board of Allergy and Immunology (ABAI) has approved this activity for 1.25 MOC Part II Self-Assessment credits. These credits will be awarded once you have completed all components of the course.
Allied Health Professionals
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Discuss and reveal the unpublished data from University of Wisconsin WISC cohort that defines the early life environmental exposures that significantly decreased respiratory infections during the first 2 years of life in farm children compared to non-farm children
- Discuss the strains of the ubiquitous respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) that are associated with increased risk of severe infant illness and later wheezing, which we call RSV strains, as proposed by the Vanderbilt University INSPIRE cohort
- Describe the epidemiology between traffic-related air pollution and childhood asthma as defined by the Cincinnati Children's Hospital CCAAPS birth cohort
James E. Gern, MD FAAAAI
Tina V. Hartert, MD MPH
Gurjit K. Khurana Hershey, MD PhD FAAAAI
Kara J. Wada, MD
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- 1.25 AttendanceAttendance credit.
- 1.25 CECE credit.
- 1.25 CMECME credit.