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33rd Annual North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference

S13--INF/MIC: Fungi in CF: From Bench to Bedside

Nov 1, 2019 10:30am ‐ Nov 1, 2019 12:15pm


This session will focus on the challenges presented by fungal infections in cystic fibrosis, beyond allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis. The symposium will explore the culture-independent characterization of the mycobiome of the CF airway and discuss the mechanistic and clinical complexities associated with the management of fungal lung disease in CF.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the mycobiome in CF lung disease
  • Discuss the challenges for the diagnosis and therapy of fungal disease in CF.
  • Examine the complex interactions in fungal polymicrobial infections

Symposium Chair(s):

  • Siobhán McClean, Ph.D., B.Sc., Associate Professor of Biotherapeutics, University College Dublin, Ireland
  • Gina Hong, M.D., M.H.S., Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins

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