130. What Comes First: Innate Immunity. What the ID Physician Needs to Know
Friday, October 28, 2016: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Room: 291-292
Co-organized with the The American Association of Immunologists

Learning Objectives:

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

  • define the role of the innate immune response as host defense against pathogens
  • define the main receptors used for pathogen recognition
  • define cellular components of the innate immunity
  • define the role of complement and other soluble acute phase reactants

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: Adult ID, Investigative ID, Pediatric ID

Moderators:  Jatin Vyas, MD, PhD, FIDSA, Massachusetts General Hospital and Stephen B. Calderwood, MD, FIDSA, Massachusetts General Hospital

10:30 AM
Overview of Innate Immunity
Jatin Vyas, MD, PhD, FIDSA

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

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

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

ACPE Number: 0221-9999-16-261-L01-P


J. Vyas, None

S. B. Calderwood, None

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