The Role of Fungi in Asthma and Chronic Rhinosinusitis
Friday, February 20, 2015: 2:00 PM-5:00 PM
Convention Center, Level Three, General Assembly Theater B
2.75 CME/ 3.30 CE
Primary Moderators:
Amber U. Luong , MD PhD
Andrew J. Wardlaw , MD PhD

Learning Objectives

  1. Discuss which members of the fungal kingdom are involved in causing asthma and chronic rhinosinusitis
  2. Describe the mechanisms by which fungi cause disease
  3. Discuss the clinical features of fungal-associated asthma and rhinosinusitis including how they present, how they are diagnosed and how they should be optimally managed
2:00 PM
Identification of the Fungal Causes of Severe Asthma and Rhinosinusitis
Catherine H. Pashley, PhD
2:25 PM
How Do Fungi Cause Severe Asthma and Rhinitis?
Cory Hogaboam, PhD
2:50 PM
Fungal Proteinase-Induced Allergic Airway Disease
David B. Corry, MD
3:15 PM
3:30 PM
Immune Responses to Fungi in the Airway
Jay W. Kolls, MD
3:55 PM
Clinical Features of Fungal-Associated Sinusitis
Amber U. Luong, MD PhD
4:20 PM
Clinical Features of Fungal-Associated Asthma
Paul A. Greenberger, MD FAAAAI
4:45 PM
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