Clinical Implications of Microbiome in Chronic  Respiratory Disease
Saturday, March 5, 2016: 4:45 PM-6:00 PM
Convention Center, Level Two, Room 502B
1.25 CME/CE
Amber U. Luong , MD PhD

Learning Objectives:
  1. Discuss the deep sequencing technology, its limitations and consequences on the understanding of the microbiome, especially the limited understanding of the fungal microbiome
  2. Identify current knowledge of airway microbiota and outline how host-microorganism interactions influence health and disease
  3. Discuss how the microbiota in the mouth and nose influences the microorganism communities in the lungs and implications on disease
4:45 PM
Why is the Fungal Microbiome so Hard to Describe?
David B. Corry, MD
5:00 PM
Question & Answer
5:10 PM
Host-Microorganism Interactions in Chronic Respiratory Disease
Yvonne Huang, MD
5:25 PM
Question & Answer
5:35 PM
Relationship of the Upper and Lower Respiratory Tract Microbiome
Gary Huffnagle, PhD
5:50 PM
Question & Answer
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