Is it Possible to Reprogram a Broken Immune System? How Translational Research is Shifting the Treatment Paradigm from Symptom Management to Cure
Friday, March 4, 2016: 7:00 AM-9:30 AM
Convention Center, Level Two, Room 404AB
2.50 CME/CE
Kathryn E. Hulse , PhD

Learning Objectives:
  1. Discuss how genetic factors and the environment interact to determine allergic sensitization
  2. Identify potential targets for prevention and treatment
  3. Discuss different types of treatment for allergic diseases
7:00 AM
Natural Tolerance: How Most of Us Can Eat, Breath and Not Use Steroids
Natalija Novak, MD
  • Handout Novak.pdf (152.4 kB)
  • 7:25 AM
    Question & Answer
    7:30 AM
    Immunotherapy: The Future of the Oldest Treatment of Allergic Diseases
    Rudolf Valenta, MD
    7:55 AM
    Question & Answer
    8:00 AM
    Microbiome Manipulation: Can We Use Our Ecosystem to Our Advantage?
    Nicholas W. Lukacs, PhD
    8:25 AM
    Question & Answer
    8:30 AM
    Cellular Manipulation: How Can We Effectively Educate T Regs?
    Rosa Bacchetta, MD
    8:55 AM
    Question & Answer
    9:00 AM
    Gene Therapy: What Have We Learned from Single Gene Defects?
    Jennifer M. Puck, MD
    9:25 AM
    Question & Answer
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