Symposium:
29. A Reinterpretation of Borders: Lessons Learned from Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Pathogenesis
Thursday, October 3, 2013: 8:30 AM-3:30 PM
Room: The Moscone Center: 220-226
Co-organized with the Center for Global Health Policy

Learning Objectives:

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

  • discuss mechanisms by which Mycobacterium tuberculosis causes chronic infection
  • review ongoing TB-specific vaccine efforts
  • describe the epidemiology of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection

Target Audience: vaccinologists, scientists, researchers, public health practitioners, microbiologists, members-in-training, lab personnel, investigators, infectious diseases physicians, infectious diseases pediatricians, infection preventionists, health care workers, fellows, epidemiologists, clinicians, academicians

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

Moderators:  Joel Ernst, MD, FIDSA, New York University School of Medicine and Michael Glickman, MD, FIDSA, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Presentations:

9:30 AM
93

11:30 AM
95
Vaccines Against Tuberculosis
Willem A. Hanekom, MB, ChB

1:30 PM
97
How M. tuberculosis Copes with Stress?
Michael Glickman, MD, FIDSA

2:30 PM
98

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

ACPE Credits: No CPE credit is offered for this session.

ACPE Number:

Disclosures:

J. Ernst, None

M. Glickman, None

J. Cox, None

L. Ramakrishnan, None

S. Gagneux, None

W. A. Hanekom, None

A. Cooper, None

M. Glickman, None

J. Ernst, None

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