30th Annual North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference

W01: APP&D: Bench to Bedside in CF Inflammation

Oct 27, 2016 9:45am ‐ Oct 27, 2016 11:05am

Standard: $49.99

Description

This session will focus on recent discoveries in the field of inflammation and host-pathogen response in cystic fibrosis. Researchers will present results from studies including several different types of leukocytes, effects of CFTR impairment and modulator drugs, and promising candidate biomarkers and therapeutics.

Educational Objectives:
  • Examine the role of macrophage variability in the degree of regional airway damage within the CF lung.
  • Assess the impact of CFTR modulator drugs on leukocyte function.
  • Illustrate altered lymphocyte function in CF patients during acute pulmonary exacerbation of lung disease.

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