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Advances in Biologic Therapies

 

Advances in Dermatology

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Release Date:   May 13, 2016
Expiration Date:  May 13, 2018

Estimated Time of Completion:   30 minutes

Description

Advances in Biologic Therapies is a webcast series that provides clinicians with a review of the use of biologic agents in the fields of rheumatology, dermatology, allergy, and infectious disease.

This webcast discusses resident memory T cells and how skin TRM cells are generated. The webcast will also review the role of TRM cells in cutaneous disease and implications for treatment. Also discussed will be the role of TRM cells as a general human barrier defense strategy and their potential role in numerous chronic diseases and improving vaccination.

Learning Objectives

  1. Define resident memory T cells (TRM) and discuss how skin TRM cells are generated.
  2. Discuss the role of TRM cells in cutaneous disease and implications for treatment.
  3. Discuss TRM cells as a general human barrier defense strategy and their potential role in numerous chronic diseases and for improving vaccination.

Target Audience

These activities are directed to rheumatologists, dermatologists, allergists, infectious disease practitioners, internal medicine physicians, pulmonologists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other health care professionals caring for patients with immunologic diseases.

Accreditation

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Participants claiming CME credit from this activity may submit the credit hours to the American Osteopathic Association for Category 2 credit.

Activity Director and Faculty

Activity Director

Leonard H. Calabrese, DO
Professor of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic
Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University
R.J. Fasenmyer Chair of Clinical Immunology
Orthopaedic and Rheumatologic Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Faculty

Anthony Fernandez, MD, PhD
Director of Medical Dermatology
Department of Dermatology
Department of Anatomic Pathology
Dermatology and Plastic Surgery Institute

CME Disclaimer

The information in this educational activity is provided for general medical education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a physician relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition. The viewpoints expressed in this CME activity are those of the authors/faculty. They do not represent an endorsement by The Cleveland Clinic Foundation. In no event will The Cleveland Clinic Foundation be liable for any decision made or action taken in reliance upon the information provided through this CME activity.

Disclosures

In accordance with the Standards for Commercial Support issued by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education requires resolution of all faculty conflicts of interest to ensure CME activities are free of commercial bias.

The following faculty has indicated that he may have a relationship which, in the context of his presentation, could be perceived as a potential conflict of interest:

Leonard H. Calabrese, DO
  GSK, Pfizer, Inc., Sanofi Aventis, UCB Consulting

AbbVie Pharmaceuticals, BMS, Genentech/Roche, Janssen Consulting; Teaching and Speaking

Crescendo
Teaching and Speaking

The following faculty has indicated that he has no relationship which, in the context of his presentation, could be perceived as a potential conflict of interest:

Anthony Fernandez, MD, PhD


The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education
acknowledges educational grants for partial support of this activity from:


AbbVie, Inc.
Amgen, Inc.
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Exagen Diagnostics
Genentech, Inc.
Pfizer, Inc.

This CME activity was produced by Cleveland Clinic Center for Continuing Education and
R.J. Fasenmyer Center for Clinical Immunology.

 
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