28th Annual North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference

W23: GMS: Genetic Modifiers in CF

Oct 11, 2014 2:30pm ‐ Oct 11, 2014 4:15pm

Standard: $49.99


This session will allow the participant to (1) Define the current genetic and genomic research in CF; (2) Describe the methodology and recent advances to identify modifiers of CF disease severity; and (3) Summarize the current state of genetic modifiers in CF.


  • Hara Levy, M.D., Staff Physician, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
  • J. Michael Collaco, M.D., M.B.A., M.P.H., Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
  • Shyam Ramachandran, M.S., Ph.D., Postdoctoral Scholar, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Mitchell L. Drumm, Ph.D., Professor, Case Western Reserve Univ.
  • Deepika Polineni, M.D., M.P.H., University Of Kansas
  • Melissa R. Miller, Ph.D., Post-doctoral Research Fellow, The Hospital for Sick Children
  • Megan S. Vitko, Student, Case Western Reserve Univeristy
  • Melissa Lee, Graduate Student, Johns Hopkins School Of Medici
  • Ana Crane, Ph.D., Research Scientist, Centre for Stem Cell Research and Regenerative Medicine
  • Nicola Lore, Ph.D., Ospedale San Raffaele

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