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U017 - Relevance of the Human Microbiome in Health and Disease

Friday, February 16; 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Learning Objectives

Following this course, the attendee should be able to:

  • Discuss current literature on human skin microbiome research.
  • Recognize potential clinical relevance of skin microbiome research to human health and disease.

Description

Bacteria, fungi, and viruses reside in and on us and are important in dermatology. Scientific advances in genomics have expanded the research on our abundant microbial communities, or the human microbiome. This session will review the basic concepts of the microbiome, summarize recent research on the human skin microbiome, and discuss potential clinical relevance to human health and disease.

Disclosures

  • Kong, Heidi H., MD, MHS: no financial relationships exist with commercial interests.
Event Details
  • Date
    Friday, February 16
  • Time
    4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Location
    Room 29B
  • CME Credits
    1.00
  • Type
Directors/Co-Directors
  • Heidi H. Kong, MD, MHS, FAAD - Handout