Phospholipases A2 and Lipid Mediators in the Pathogenesis of Asthma
Monday, March 7, 2016: 10:45 AM-12:00 PM
Convention Center, Level Two, Room 406AB
1.25 CME/CE
Joshua A. Boyce , MD FAAAAI

Learning Objectives:
  1. Describe how lipids are major mediators of asthma
  2. Discuss the role of phospholipases A2, enzymes for the generation of lipids
  3. Describe the role of innate immune cells that produce these enzymes and initiate asthma pathogenesis in humans
10:45 AM
Role of Group X sPLA2 and Epithelial Cells in Asthma
Teal S. Hallstrand, MD MPH
11:05 AM
Question & Answer
11:10 AM
Role of Group V sPLA2 and Macrophages in Asthma
Barbara Balestrieri, MD
11:30 AM
Question & Answer
11:35 AM
Influence of Human Genetic Variation on the Biosynthesis, Metabolism and Impact of Arachidonic Acid in Inflammatory Processes
Floyd H. Chilton, PhD
11:55 AM
Question & Answer
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