2016 VAM: 2803 - How Allergic Immune Responses are Initiated and Regulated: The Role of Epithelial Cells and Immune System in Allergic Diseases

Describes how the Th2-type immune responses are initiated and amplified. In addition, it will focus on the roles of epithelial cell-derived cytokines in the initiation and effector phases of allergic responses.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™: 1.25
CE: 1.25

Credit must be claimed by May 31, 2018.  Any credit request on or after June 1, 2018 will be subject to an administrative fee.

Target Audience

Physicians
Allergists/Immunologists
Nurses
Nurse Practitioners
Allied Health Professionals

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
1.  Describe the role of epithelial cell-derived cytokines in the initiation and amplification of Th-2 immune responses
2.  Describe the relationship of epithelial cell-derived cytokines and allergic responses
3.  Discuss the unique challenges of targeting epithelial cell-derived cytokines in allergic disease

Additional Information

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Summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.25 Attendance
    Attendance credit.
  • 1.25 CE
    CE credit.
  • 1.25 CME
    CME credit.
Course opens: 
05/31/2016
Course expires: 
05/31/2018
Cost:
$15.00
Rating: 
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Kari C. Nadeau, MD PhD FAAAAI, Pediatric Allergy Immunology, Stanford University School Medicine, Stanford, CA

Dr. Steven Ziegler, PhD, Benaroya Research Institute, Seattle, WA

Available Credit

  • 1.25 Attendance
    Attendance credit.
  • 1.25 CE
    CE credit.
  • 1.25 CME
    CME credit.

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
05/31/2016
Course expires: 
05/31/2018

Price

Cost:
$15.00
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