NIAID: Epigenetics in Asthma and Allergy: Basic Concepts and Recent Advances
Friday, February 28, 2014: 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
Convention Center, Upper Level, Room 11AB
2.75 CME/ 3.30 CE
Alkis Togias , MD FAAAAI
Learning Objectives:
  1. Describe the importance of epigenetic changes and their potential impact on our understanding and treatment of allergic diseases and asthma
  2. Identify specific cells and pathways relevant to allergy and asthma where epigenetic changes may influence disease
9:00 AM
Epigenetics: Basic Concepts
Bing Ren, PhD
9:25 AM
Asthma and Allergy Epigenetics: What Have We Learned So Far?
David A. Schwartz, MD
  • 1-s2.0-S0091674912013048-main.pdf (753.3 kB)
  • 9:50 AM
    Environmental Influences on the Epigenome
    Rachel L. Miller, MD FAAAAI
  • AAAAI 1202-finalpdf.pdf (5.2 MB)
  • 10:15 AM
    10:30 AM
    Epigenetic Regulation of the Immune System in Relation to Allergy and Asthma
    Kari C. Nadeau, MD PhD FAAAAI
    10:55 AM
    The Epithelial Cell Epigenome and its Relation to Asthma
    Carole Ober, PhD
    11:20 AM
    Epigenetic Regulation of Arachidonic Acid Metabolism and its Clinical Implications
    Benjamin A. Raby, MD MPH
    11:45 AM
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