The role of the microbiome in immune cell development

Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology 

December 2014 Volume 113, Issue 6, Pages 593-598

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 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Planning Committee Members:

Nita H. Salzman, MD, PhD (Author)

Mitchell H. Grayson, MD (CME Series Editor, Deputy Editor)

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 impact of intestinal microbial colonization on the maturation of the immune system

Discuss the implications of altered microbial colonization on the development of asthma and allergic disease

Additional information
Disclosure: 

N. Salzman has received research grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America. M.H. Grayson has received research grants from Children’s Research Institute/Medical College of Wisconsin, Merck, National Institutes of Health (NIH), and Polyphor. G.D. Marshall has received research grants from Amgen, AstraZeneca, and National Institutes of Health (NIH). Reviewers and Education/Editorial staff have no relevant financial relationships to disclose. No unapproved/investigative use of a product/device is discussed.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
12/01/2014
Course expires: 
11/30/2016
Cost:
$0.00

Nita H. Salzman, MD, PhD; Mitchell H. Grayson, MD; Gailen D. Marshall, Jr., MD, PhD

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
12/01/2014
Course expires: 
11/30/2016

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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