Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Abul K. Abbas, MD
University of California,
Andrew Lichtman, MD, PhD
Brigham & Women's Hospital
Shiv Pillai, MD, PhD
Massachusetts General Hospital
|FOCISed Course Registration Rates|
|Join FOCIS today!||One
|Trainee or Graduate/Medical Student Member||$100||$150||$200|
|Trainee or Graduate/Medical Student Non-Member||$130||$180||$230|
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The purpose of the course is to review selected topics in basic immunology, with emphasis on recent advances and issues that are relevant to the pathogenesis and treatment of immune-mediated inflammatory diseases.
This course was designed for practicing clinicians, trainees, and individuals in biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies who are involved in the development of therapies for immunological diseases.
At the conclusion of this course, attendees will be able to:
|8:30 – 9:00 am||Introduction and Overview – Abul Abbas, MD|
|9:00 – 10:00 am||Innate Immunity – Andrew Lichtman, MD, PhD|
|10:00 – 10:30 am||Break|
|10:30 – 11:30 am||Antigen Presentation and T Cell Activation - Abul Abbas, MD|
|11:30 am – 12:30 pm||CD4 T Cells and Cytokines - Andrew Lichtman, MD, PhD|
|12:30 – 1:30 pm||Lunch|
|1:30 – 2:30 pm||CD8 T Cells, NK and NK-T Cells - Shiv Pillai, MD, PhD|
|2:30 – 3:30 pm||B Cells and Antibodies - Shiv Pillai, MD, PhD|
|3:30 – 4:00 pm||Break|
|4:00 – 5:15 pm||T Cell Regulation, Tolerance and Autoimmunity - Abul Abbas, MD|
The Federation of Clinical Immunology Societies is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education credits for physicians.
The Federation of Clinical Immunology Societies designates this educational activity for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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