When and How it All Starts: A Journey Through the Origins of Atopy and Allergic Disease
Friday, February 20, 2015: 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
Convention Center, Level Three, Room 371
2.75 CME/ 3.30 CE
Antonella Cianferoni , MD PhD FAAAAI

Learning Objectives

  1. Discuss how genetic factors and the environment interact to determine allergic sensitization
  2. Identify potential targets for prevention
  3. Discuss how environment and the immune system interact
9:00 AM
Epigenetic Remodeling: Is Prevention After Birth Too Late?
Susan Prescott, MD PhD
9:25 AM
Posttranscriptional Connections to Allergy and Asthma
Ulus Atasoy, MD FAAAAI
9:50 AM
How the Microbiome Shapes Immunity
Harald Renz, MD
10:15 AM
10:30 AM
An Innate Link Between Obesity and Asthma
Dale T. Umetsu, MD PhD FAAAAI
10:55 AM
Influence of Maternal Mitochondrial Genes on Allergy: Does Mom Have the Final Word?
Speaker to be announced.
11:20 AM
Climate Change: An Etiology of Allergic Epidemics?
Paul J. Beggs, PhD
11:45 AM
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