1012
FIT Symposium
Friday, March 4, 2016: 7:00 AM-1:45 PM
JW Marriott, Diamond Ballroom Level, Salon 5
0.00 CME/CE
Symposium
Moderator:
Becky J. Buelow , MD

Learning Objectives:
  1. Discuss the mechanisms of asthma
  2. Describe the advances of treatment in childhood asthma
  3. Discuss the biologic treatments of asthma and how these relate to different asthma phenotypes
This Session Will Use Audience Response System Technology.
7:00 AM
Networking Breakfast
7:40 AM
Introductions
Speaker
Becky J. Buelow, MD
Speaker
Mariana C. Castells, MD PhD FAAAAI
7:50 AM
Networking Organizations
8:00 AM
American Board of Allergy and Immunology
Stephen I. Wasserman, MD FAAAAI
8:10 AM
Mechanisms in the Cause of Asthma: Roundtable Discussion of the Experts
Microbial Agents
Mitchell H. Grayson, MD FAAAAI
Air Quality/Pollution
David B. Peden, MD MS FAAAAI
Exercise and Asthma
Thomas A.E. Platts-Mills, MD PhD FAAAAI
Microbiome
Susan V. Lynch, PhD
Genetics of Asthma
Kathleen C. Barnes, PhD FAAAAI
9:20 AM
Break
9:35 AM
AAAAI President Welcome
Robert F. Lemanske Jr., MD FAAAAI
9:45 AM
Advances in the Treatment of Childhood Asthma
Robert F. Lemanske Jr., MD FAAAAI
10:15 AM
Table Discussion: Treatment of Childhood Asthma (Members of the Asthma Diagnosis, Assessment and Treatment Committee, NAIA members or members of the Program Directors Assembly to lead discussions at each table)
10:45 AM
Current and Emerging Biologic Treatments for Asthma
Elliot Israel, MD FAAAAI
11:15 AM
Define Asthma Phenotypes and Their Use in Clinical Medicine
Sally E. Wenzel, MD FAAAAI
11:45 AM
Table Discussion: Using Biologics in the Treatment of Asthma/Difficult Cases (Members of the Asthma Diagnosis, Assessment and Treatment Committee, NAIA members or members of the Program Directors Assembly to lead discussions at each table)
12:15 PM
Networking Lunch
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