22. Immunosenescence and Infectious Disease
Thursday, October 3, 2013: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Room: The Moscone Center: 130-131 (Hall E)

Learning Objectives:

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

  • describe the impact of aging on host defense against infectious diseases 
  • identify vaccines targeted for older adults
  • discuss recent advances in developing molecular signatures of vaccine response in young and older adults
  • review immunosenescence and aging as they relate to infectious diseases

Target Audience: vaccinologists, scientists, public health practitioners, pharmacists, infectious diseases physicians, infection preventionists, fellows, epidemiologists, clinicians, academicians

Tracks: Investigative ID, Global ID, Adult ID

Moderator:  David A. Relman, MD, FIDSA, Stanford University School of Medicine


8:30 AM
Introductory Remarks
David A. Relman, MD, FIDSA

8:40 AM

9:20 AM

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

ACPE Credits: ACPE 1.5 knowledge-based contact hours (0.15 CEU) of pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0221-9999-13-076-L01-P


D. A. Relman, None

A. Shaw, None

M. Davis, None

D. A. Relman, None

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Findings in the abstracts are embargoed until 12:01 a.m. PST, Oct. 2nd with the exception of research findings presented at the IDWeek press conferences.