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Microbiome and Autoimmunity

Friday, January 18, 2013


“Microbiome and Autoimmunity”

Heather Hansen, M.D.

Fellow, Rheumatology Division

The University of Arizona Arthritis Center







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. Define the microbiome and describe the ecology of the human microbiome as it relates to the states of health and disease
  2. Discuss the relationship between autoimmune diseases and the microbiome
  3. Understand how the microbiome and its manipulation can affect autoimmunity and therapeutic avenues


Target Audience: Physicians and other health care providers

Methodology: Lecture

Disclosure: Dr.Hansen has nothing to disclose.