Allergies, Asthma and Environmental Risk Factors in a Changing World
Monday, March 5, 2018: 10:45 AM-12:00 PM
Convention Center, South Concourse, Level 2, S230EF
1.25 CME/CE
Primary Moderators:
Jay M. Portnoy, MD FAAAAI
Sandra Nora González- Diaz, MD PhD FAAAAI FACAAI, EAACI

Learning Objectives:
  1. Describe the impact of environmental factors on the development of allergies and asthma in migrants
  2. Describe the impact of pesticides and pollutants on childhood asthma
  3. Describe the impact of air pollution on biodiversity and allergic diseases, especially airway allergies in the developing world
10:45 AM
Allergy and Asthma Risk in Migrants: A Study of Gene-Environment Interaction
Frank Thien, MD FRACP FCCP
11:05 AM
Question & Answer
11:10 AM
Chemical, Early Life Exposure to Pollutants and Childhood Asthma
Tim K. Takaro, MD, MPH, MS.
11:30 AM
Question & Answer
11:35 AM
Air Pollution, Biodiversity and Allergic Diseases in the Developing World: Challenges and Opportunities
Ruby Pawankar, MD PhD FRCP FAAAAI
11:55 AM
Question & Answer
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