NIEHS: Gender, Sex Hormones and Lung Immune Function
Friday, March 3, 2017: 7:00 AM-9:30 AM
Georgia World Congress Center, Building B, Level 4, Rooms B405-B406
2.50 CME/CE
Patricia Silveyra , PhD

Learning Objectives:
  1. Discuss the role of sex hormones in the modulation of the innate immune response
  2. Describe the relevance of sex hormones to airway inflammatory disease and infection
  3. Identify and consider the potential of modulation of sex steroid signaling in therapy for airway diseases
7:00 AM
Sex Steroid Signaling in the Airway
Y.S. Prakash, MD PhD
7:20 AM
Question & Answer
7:25 AM
Relationships Among Eosinophils, Asthma and Sex
Faoud Terrence Ishmael, MD PhD FAAAAI
  • 1008 - Dr. Ishmael.pdf (295.3 kB)
  • 7:45 AM
    Question & Answer
    7:50 AM
    Sex, Gender and Asthma
    Dawn C. Newcomb, PhD
    8:10 AM
    Question & Answer
    8:15 AM
    Sex Differences in Lung Response to Environmental Agents
    Darryl Zeldin, MD
    8:35 AM
    Question & Answer
    8:40 AM
    Circulating Sex Hormones as Critical Regulators of the Lung Immune Response
    Patricia Silveyra, PhD
  • Zeldin handout.pdf (74.9 kB)
  • Ishmael handout.pdf (258.4 kB)
  • Newcomb handout.pdf (378.6 kB)
  • Silveyra handout.pdf (275.8 kB)
  • 9:00 AM
    Question & Answer
    9:05 AM
    Sex Differences in the Immune Response to Influenza
    E. Scott Halstead, MD PhD
    9:25 AM
    Question & Answer
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