Oral Abstract Session:
200. Mycotic Diseases: Pathogenesis and Prevention
Saturday, October 10, 2015: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Room: 32--ABC

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Tracks: Adult ID

Moderators:  Michail Lionakis, MD, ScD, National Institutes of Health and Marta Feldmesser, MD, FIDSA, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center

8:45 AM
Impaired Chemokine Production and Neutrophil Recruitment in CARD9-Deficient Mice and Humans with Fungal Infection of the Central Nervous System
Rebecca Drummond, PhD ; Amanda Collar, B.S. ; Muthulekha Swamydas, PhD ; Michail Lionakis, MD, ScD
9:00 AM
A Zebrafish Model of Cryptococcosis
J Muse Davis, MD/PhD ; Mingwei Huang, PhD ; Christina Hull, PhD ; Anna Huttenlocher, MD
9:15 AM
Whole Exome Sequencing Identification of Human Genetic Polymorphisms Associated with Extrapulmonary Dissemination of Coccidioidomycosis
Paul Krogstad, MD, FIDSA ; Michael Yourshaw, Ph.D. ; Arash Heidari, M.D. ; David Aguirre, M.D. ; Ritam Grewal, M.D. ; Royce H. Johnson, M.D., F.A.C.P., FIDSA
9:30 AM
The Protective and Pathologic Roles of Type II immunity against Pneumocystis
Taylor Eddens, MD/PhD Candidate ; Waleed Elsegeiny, PhD Candidate ; Brian Campfield, MD ; Jay Kolls, MD
9:45 AM
Safety and Efficacy of Intermittent Intravenous Administration of High-Dose Micafungin
Dionysios Neofytos, MD, MPH ; Yao-Ting Huang, PhD, MPH ; Kim Cheng, Medical Student ; Nina Cohen, PharmD ; Miguel Perales, MD ; Juliet N. Barker, MD ; Sergio Giralt, MD ; Ann Jakubowski, MD, PhD ; Genovefa Papanicolaou, MD

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