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Session Information

CRS C030 - Immunology

Tuition fee and ticket required for admission


Date: Tuesday, March 05

CME Credits: 6.00

Location: Room A110/111

Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Director: Robert Swerlick, MD, FAAD - Handout


  • Laura K. DeLong, MD
  • Ron Feldman, MD, PhD, FAAD
  • Karen Taraszka Hastings, MD, PhD, FAAD - Handout
  • Sam T. Hwang, MD, PhD, FAAD
  • Lloyd S. Miller, MD, PhD, FAAD - Handout
  • Jens Wrammert, MD

Learning Objectives:
Following this course, the attendee should be able to:

  • Summarize new immunological concepts
  • Apply new immunological concepts to better diagnose and treat skin diseases
  • Identify new diagnostic and treatment approaches to skin diseases

The skin is a major interface with our world and protects us against physical and biological threats. Integral elements of this barrier function are parts of the immune system that can recognize and respond to a variety of threats. This course will review basic immunological concepts and introduce learners to new immunological insights that are relevant to the diagnosis, expression, and treatment of skin diseases.


Tuesday, March 05
9:00 AMIntroduction / Dr. Swerlick
9:10 AMInnate Immunity / Dr. Miller
9:50 AMAntigen presentation and antigen presenting Cells / Dr. Hastings
10:20 AMBreak /
10:35 AMT cell biology / Dr. Hastings
11:05 AMB cells and antibodies / Wrammert
11:50 AMQ&A /
2:00 PMPsoriasis / Dr. Hwang
2:30 PMTumor Immunology / Dr. Hastings
3:10 PMBreak /
3:25 PMConnective TIssue Disease / Dr. DeLong
4:05 PMAutoimmune blistering skin diseases / Dr. Feldman
4:45 PMQ&A /