214. What Comes Second: Triggering an Adaptive Immune Response. What the ID Physician Needs to Know
Saturday, October 29, 2016: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Room: 291-292
Co-organized with the American Association of Immunologists

Learning Objectives:

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

  • define the role of the adaptive immune response in host defense against pathogens
  • describe the process of antigen presentation
  • define major T and B cell subsets and their function
  • apply basic immune principles to the process of vaccine development

Target Audience: Academicians, Clinicians, Epidemiologists, Fellows, Healthcare workers, HIV clinicians, HIV specialists, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infectious diseases physicians, Investigators, Lab personnel, Members-in-training, Microbiologists, Researchers, Scientists, Vaccinologists

Tracks: Pediatric ID, Investigative ID, Adult ID

Moderators:  Michael Mansour, MD, PhD, Massachusetts General Hospital, Division of Infectious Diseases and Stephen B. Calderwood, MD, FIDSA, Massachusetts General Hospital

10:30 AM
Overview of Adaptive Immunity
Michael Mansour, MD, PhD

10:55 AM
11:20 AM
11:25 AM
11:45 AM

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.5 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

ACPE Credits:

ACPE Number:


M. Mansour, None

S. B. Calderwood, None

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