Program Schedule

Cryptococcus neoformans and Cryptococcus gattii: The Evolution of a Model Fungal Pathogen

Wednesday, October 8, 2014: 1:30 PM-3:30 PM
Room: The Pennsylvania Convention Center: 115-ABC

Learning Objectives:

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

  • recognize the immune traits associated with susceptibility to cryptococcosis
  • associate the activation of Cryptococcus with immunosuppressive therapy
  • describe the similarities with differences between C. gattii in the Pacific Northwest and in Southern California

Target Audience: Scientists, Investigators, Infectious diseases physicians, HIV clinicians, Fellows, Academicians

Tracks: Investigative ID, Global ID, Adult ID

Moderator:  Eleftherios Mylonakis, MD, PhD, Rhode Island Hospital

CME Credits: Maximum of 2 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

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

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E. Mylonakis, Astellas: Grant Investigator, Research grant
Astellas: Board Member, honorarium
T2 Biosystems: Investigator, Research support

J. Perfect, None

L. A. Pirofski, None

S. Filler, None

S. Levitz, None

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