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Regulatory T Cells and Autoimmunity

Friday, December 7, 2012

 

"Regulatory T Cells and Autoimmunity"

 

Song-Guo Zheng, MD, Ph.D.

Division of Rheumatology and Immunology

Keck School of Medicine

University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA.

CME Presentation

 

7:30 a.m.: Radiology Conference, Sitterley Board Room, Room, 8305 

9:00 a.m.: Grand Rounds, Sitterley Board Room, Room 8305

Objectives: Participants should be able to:

1.   Describe how regulatory T cells develop and function

2.    Explain how all-trans retinoic acid stabilizes Treg plasticity and functionality in inflammatory conditions

3.    Identify head-to-head comparison of the therapeutic effects of natural and induced regulatory T cells on                       established autoimmune diseases

 

Target Audience: Physicians and other health care providers

Methodology: Lecture

Disclosure: Dr.Zheng has nothing to disclose.