Genetic, epigenetic and environmental factors in asthma and allergy

Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

February Volume 108, Issue 2, Pages 69-73   CME Review

Overall Purpose
Participants will be able to demonstrate increased knowledge of the clinical treatment of allergy/asthma/immunology and how new information can be applied to their own practices

Accreditation: The American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation: The American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI) designates this journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Planning Committee
Malcolm N. Blumenthal, MD (Author)
Gailen D. Marshall, Jr, MD, PhD (Editor-in-Chief)

Target Audience

Physicians involved in providing patient care in the field of allergy/asthma/immunology

Learning Objectives


At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
● Discuss that asthma, allergies and their associated conditions are complex, resulting from both genetic and non-genetic factors.
● Recognize that the interplay between genetic and non-genetic factors can provide guidance as to the prevention and  therapeutic management of these conditions and perhaps eventually lead to possible cures of these increasingly common syndrome

Additional information

M.N. Blumenthal and G.D. Marshall have nothing to disclose. No unapproved/investigative use of a product/device is discussed.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
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Malcolm Nolan Blumenthal, MD

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
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