Symposium:
9. Pathogenesis of Central Nervous System Infection
Thursday, October 20, 2011: 12:30 PM-2:30 PM
Room: 253ABC

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

  • describe mechanisms used by pathogens to penetrate the CNS
  • evaluate how microbe virulence factors and host immune response drive CNS pathogenesis
  • relate these basic findings to novel strategies for prevention or treatment of CNS infection

Target Audience: Vaccinologists, Scientists, Researchers, Public Health Practitioners, Pharmacists, Microbiologists, Lab Personnel, Investigators, Infectious Diseases Physicians, Infectious Diseases Pediatricians, Infection Preventionists, Hospital Epidemiologists, HIV Clinicians, Health Care Workers, Fellows-in-Training, Epidemiologists, Clinicians, Academicians

Tracks: Global ID, Investigative ID, Pediatric ID, Adult ID

Moderators:  Barbara Kazmierczak, MD, PhD, FIDSA, Yale University School of Medicine and Steven Holland, MD, National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Presentations:

12:30 PM
51

2:00 PM
54

CME Credits: Maximum of 2.0 hours of Category 1 credit possible

ACPE Credits: ACPE 2.0 knowledge-based contact hours (0.2 CEU) of Pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0461-9999-11-089-L01-P

Disclosures:

B. Kazmierczak, None

S. Holland, None

X. Nassif, None

M. Diamond, MacroGenics: Collaborator and Consultant, Consulting fee
Elan: Collaborator and Consultant, Consulting fee and Research grant

C. Hull, None

D. Milner Jr., None

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Findings in the abstracts are embargoed until 12:01 a.m. EST Thursday, Oct. 20 with the exception of research findings presented at IDSA press conferences.