1203:
NIAID: Early Events in the Development of Asthma
Asthma
Friday, March 2, 2018: 10:00 AM-12:30 PM
Convention Center, South Concourse, Level 3, S330AB
2.50 CME/CE
Course
Moderator:
Lisa M. Wheatley, MD

Learning Objectives:
  1. Discuss the evidence for in utero events possibly influencing early development of asthma
  2. Identify early immunologic and lung function characteristics of infants and young children who develop asthma
  3. Discuss the variable roles of early viral infections and the environmental microbiome in the development of asthma
10:00 AM
In Utero Events and Asthma
Augusto A. Litonjua, MD MPH
10:20 AM
Question & Answer
10:30 AM
Early Allergen Sensitization and Its Consequences
James E. Gern, MD FAAAAI
10:50 AM
Question & Answer
11:00 AM
Early Viral Infections and Asthma
Tina V. Hartert, MD MPH
11:20 AM
Question & Answer
11:30 AM
Early Microbial Exposures and Asthma
Christine Cole Johnson, PhD MPH FAAAAI
11:50 AM
Question & Answer
12:00 PM
Lung Function in Infants with Early Wheezing
Peter Le Souef, MBBS MD MRCP FRACP
12:20 PM
Question & Answer
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