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How Molecules and Genes Can Give New Insights on Allergy Development, Tolerance and Immunotherapy
Tuesday, February 24, 2015: 3:30 PM-4:45 PM
Convention Center, Level Three, Room 361
1.25 CME/ 1.50 CE
Moderator:
Désirée E.S. Larenas Linnemann , MD FAAAAI

Learning Objectives

  1. Discuss what we have learned from a pan-European study using the MeDALL chip for molecular allergy diagnosis to explore the development of allergy in a large cohort
  2. Identify mechanisms of action of epicutaneous immunotherapy
  3. Discuss the results of phase 2 and 3 clinical trials of immunotherapy with recombinant hypoallergenic grass pollen and fish vaccines
3:30 PM
Fine-Tuning of Allergen Diagnosis: What Molecular Diagnosis Teaches About the Development of Allergy
Christian Lupinek, MD
3:45 PM
Role of Immune Cells in the Skin: Balance Between Tolerance and Sensitization
Mubeccel Akdis, MD PhD
4:00 PM
Beyond the New Forms of Immunotherapy: Immunization with Gene-Based Products
Verena Niederberger, MD
4:15 PM
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