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
Credit must be claimed by May 31, 2018. Any credit request on or after June 1, 2018 will be subject to an administrative fee.
Allied Health Professionals
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
Kari C. Nadeau, MD PhD FAAAAI, Pediatric Allergy Immunology, Stanford University School Medicine, Stanford, CA
Dr. Steven Ziegler, PhD, Benaroya Research Institute, Seattle, WA
- 1.25 AttendanceAttendance credit.
- 1.25 CECE credit.
- 1.25 CMECME credit.