Immunoglobulin E, what is it good for?

Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

March  2016 Volume 116, Pages 183-187  CME Review

Accreditation: The American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for ContinuingMedical 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 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participationin the activity

Planning Committee Members:
Jonathan A. Bernstein, MD (CME Subcommittee)
Guha Krishnaswamy, MD (CME Subcommittee)
John J. Oppenheimer, MD (CME Subcommittee, Associate Editor)
Mitchell H. Grayson, MD (CME Series Editor, Deputy Editor and 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:
Describe the biology of IgE
Discuss the competing theories behind the production of IgE


Additional information

M.H. Grayson has received research grants from Children’s Research Institute of the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, National Institutes of Health (NIH), and Polyphor. G.D. Marshall has received research grants from Amgen, AstraZeneca, and National Institutes of Health (NIH). J.J. Oppenheimer has been a consultant/advisor for GlaxoSmithKline, Meda, Mylan and Teva; has received research grants from AstraZeneca, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Genentech, Novartis and Sunovion. J.A. Bernstein, G. Krishnaswamy and B.T. Kelly have nothing to disclose. Reviewers and Education/Editorial staff have no relevant financial relationships to disclose. No unapproved/investigative use of a product/device is reported.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Attendance
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Brian T. Kelly, MD, MA; Mitchell H. Grayson, MD 

    Available Credit

    • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    • 1.00 Attendance
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