Interventional Immunology 2013
Thursday, June 27, 2013
Scott Plevy, MD
University of North Carolina
at Chapel Hill
|FOCISed Course Registration Rates|
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|Trainee or Graduate/Medical Student Member||$100||$150||$200|
|Trainee or Graduate/Medical Student Non-Member||$130||$180||$230|
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The Interventional Immunology course is intended to familiarize practicing physicians with the scientific basis of novel immune therapies, their clinical applications, and possible side-effects and limitations.
Upon completion of this activity, the participant should be able to:
|8:30 - 9:00 am||Check-in & Continental Breakfast|
|9:00 - 9:15 am||Welcome and Introductions - Scott Plevy, MD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill|
|9:15 - 10:00 am||B Cell Targeting in Chronic Inflammation: An Update - John Looney, MD, University of Rochester|
|10:00 - 10:45 am||JAK Inhibitors: Bench to Bedside - John J. O'Shea, MD, National Institutes of Health|
|10:45 - 11:00 am||Break|
|11:00 am - 11:45 pm||Modulating the Immune System in Type 1 Diabetes - Mark Anderson, MD, PhD, University of California, San Francisco|
|11:45 - 12:45 pm||Lunch|
|12:45 - 1:30 pm||Bringing Biomarkers into Clinical Trials and Clinical Practice - Scott Plevy, MD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill|
|1:30 - 2:15 pm||Immune Intervention in Psoriasis: IL-12, IL-23, IL-17, Or All of the Above? - James Krueger, MD, PhD, Rockefellar University|
|2:15 - 3:00 pm||Lymphocyte Depletion in Transplantation: Mechanisms of Tolerance and Clinical Outcomes - Laurence Turka, MD, Massachusetts General Hospital|
|3:00 - 3:15 pm||Break|
|3:15 - 4:00 pm||Targeting Chemokines in Inflammation and Allergy - Andrew Luster, MD, Massachusetts General Hospital|
|4:00 - 4:15 pm||Discussion; Adjourn|
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 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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