Meet-the-Professor Session:
17. Tissue Engineering in Infectious Diseases Research
Thursday, October 27, 2016: 7:00 AM-8:15 AM
Room: 383-385

Learning Objectives:

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

  • identify advances in developmental biology and tissue engineering that have permitted the development of “organ on a chip” systems
  • discuss how tissue-engineered systems represent a novel platform for understanding host-microbe interactions
  • summarize the recent studies that have used tissue-engineered systems to gain novel insights into the pathogenesis of gastrointestinal infection

Target Audience: Academicians, Fellows, Investigators, Lab personnel, Members-in-training, Microbiologists, Researchers, Scientists

Tracks: Investigative ID

Moderator:  Vincent B. Young, MD, PhD, FIDSA, University of Michigan

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.25 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

ACPE Credits:

ACPE Number:


V. B. Young, None

Findings in the abstracts are embargoed until 12:01 a.m. CDT, Wednesday Oct. 26th with the exception of research findings presented at the IDWeek press conferences.