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Session Information

CRS C004 - Immunology

Tuition fee and ticket required for admission


Date: Friday, March 21

CME Credits: 5.75

Location: Room 601

Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Director: Ron Feldman, MD, PhD, FAAD - Handout

  • Benjamin F. Chong, MD, MSc, FAAD - Handout
  • John Harris, MD, PhD, FAAD
  • Daniel H. Kaplan, MD, PhD, FAAD
  • Thomas Kupper, MD, FAAD
  • Delphine J. Lee, MD, PhD, FAAD
  • Lloyd S. Miller, MD, PhD, FAAD - Handout
  • Mary M. Tomayko, MD, PhD - Handout

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

  • Develop a basic understanding of the innate and adaptive immune system
  • Recognize how the immune system functions in normal skin
  • Demonstrate how alterations in the immune system can contribute to inflammatory skin diseases

This session is designed to update the audience on new developments in general immunology with an emphasis on skin immunity, especially those that are of most interest to clinical practitioners. The session will build on a fundamental understanding of general immunology of the skin, followed by an emphasis on understanding the pathogenesis and treatment of inflammatory skin diseases


Friday, March 21
9:00 AMOverview / Dr. Feldman
9:10 AMInnate Immunity / Dr. Miller
9:45 AMDendritic cells / Dr. Kaplan
10:20 AMBreak /
10:30 AMT-Cell Biology / Dr. Kupper
11:10 AMB-Cell Biology / Dr. Tomayko
12:00 PMLunch Break /
2:00 PMTumor Immunology / Dr. Lee
2:40 PMVitiligo / Dr. Harris
3:20 PMBreak /
3:30 PMCutaneous Lupus / Dr. Chong
4:10 PMAutoimmune Blistering Diseases / Dr. Feldman