29. Your Genome and Infections: What Has the Genomic Revolution Provided for the ID Clinician?
Thursday, October 18, 2012: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM

Learning Objectives:

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

  • recognize the influence of genetic factors in susceptibility to pediatric immunodeficiency disorders
  • distinguish the roles of complex and Mendelian genetic disorders in infectious diseases
  • assess the role of genome-wide strategies for discovery of genes involved in susceptibility to infections

Target Audience: Microbiologists, Investigators, Infectious Diseases Physicians, Infectious Diseases Pediatricians

Tracks: Investigative ID, HIV-STD-TB, Pediatric ID, Adult ID

Moderators:  Thomas Hawn, MD, PhD, University of Washington and Eric Pamer, MD, FIDSA, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.5 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM possible


T. Hawn, None

E. Pamer, None

S. Y. Zhang, None

P. Gros, None

F. Vannberg, None

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