Clinical Implications of Aging on the Immune System
Friday, March 3, 2017: 4:00 PM-5:15 PM
Georgia World Congress Center, Building B, Level 3, Rooms B312-B313
1.25 CME/CE
Tolly Epstein , MD MS FAAAAI

Learning Objectives:
  1. Describe changes that occur in the immune system with aging, including inflammaging and immune senescence
  2. Describe clinical implications of changes in immune function that occur with age, including response to vaccines and infections
  3. Identify and apply knowledge of age-related changes in immune function to care of patients with previously normal immune function, as well as those with underlying immune disease
This Session Requires Pre-Meeting Reading.
4:00 PM
What Happens to the Immune System When We Age?: Inflammaging and Immune Senescence
Paula J. Busse, MD FAAAAI
4:20 PM
Clinical Implications of Changes in Immune Function on Older Adults: Response to Vaccines and Infections
John M. Kelso, MD FAAAAI
4:40 PM
Clinical Implications of Age-Related Changes on Patients with Underlying Immune Disorders: A Case-Based Discussion
Claire A. Chougnet, PhD
5:00 PM
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