Sensitization to Food Allergens: Role of the Adaptive and Innate Immune System
Monday, March 7, 2016: 4:45 PM-6:00 PM
Convention Center, Level Two, Room 502B
1.25 CME/CE
Jonathan M. Spergel , MD PhD FAAAAI

Learning Objectives:
  1. Describe the role of T Cells in specific allergen sensitization and tolerance
  2. Describe how skin and epithelium may favor sensitization to major allergens
  3. Describe the role of innate immune cells (iNKT cells, basophils) in specific food allergy development
4:45 PM
T Cell Response to Food Allergens: A Fine Balance Between Tolerance and Allergy
Cecilia Berin, PhD
5:00 PM
Question & Answer
5:10 PM
Sensitization Through the Skin: Relevance to Disease Pathogenesis
Sara Brown, MBChB MD
5:25 PM
Question & Answer
5:35 PM
Innate Immune Cells and Sensitization to Specific Allergens: Lessons Learned From Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Antonella Cianferoni, MD PhD FAAAAI
5:50 PM
Question & Answer
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