Update on Severe Asthma 2021
DATE: THURSDAY AND Friday, March 25-26, 2021LOCATION: Live On-Line (with recorded presentations available for 1 month following the course)
For additional information, call Chris Fanta at 617-732-4353
MARCH 25, 2021 – Day 1: Understanding Asthma
|9:25-9:30 a.m.||Welcome and introduction||E. Israel, C. Fanta|
|9:30 – 10:05||Genetic Diseases and Airway Obstruction||B. Raby|
|10:05 – 10:40||Severe Asthma in the Age of Corona Virus and Racial Injustice||M. Louisias|
|10:40—11:15||Occupational Exposures and Severe Asthma||R. McCunney|
|11:15 – 12:00||Workshop A: Microbiome and the Development of Asthma
Workshop B: Vitamin D, Lung Development, & the Origins of Asthma
Workshop C: Lipoxins and Severe Asthma
|12:00 – 12:30||Case Discussions: Diagnostic Dilemmas||Panel|
|2:30-3:05||Obesity and Asthma||A. Dixon|
|3:05 – 3:40||Asthma in Schools||W. Phipatanakul|
|3:40-4:15||ABPA and Eosinophilic Lung Disease||J. Boyce|
|4:15-5:00||Guest Lecture: Update from the European U-BIOPRED
Asthma Research Consortium
MARCH 26, 2021 – DAY 2: TREATING ASTHMA
|9:30-10:05 a.m.||Evaluation of Severe Asthma: A Systematic Approach||N. Barrett|
|10:05 – 10:40||Insights from the GINA and NAEPP Asthma Guidelines||C. Fanta|
|10:40 – 11:15||Choosing Among the Biologics for Severe Asthma||E. Israel|
|11:15—11:50||Stepping‐Up Care in Children with Severe Asthma||K. Haver|
|11:50 – 12:30||Workshop D: Gastroesophageal Reflux and Severe Asthma
Workshop E: Laryngeal Disordered Breathing Mimicking
Workshop F: Treating Rhinosinusitis and Nasal Polyposis
|2:30-3:05||Aspirin‐Exacerbated Respiratory Disease||T. Laidlaw|
|3:05 – 3:50||Bronchial Thermoplasty: Pro and Con||S.Majid and E. Israel|
|3:50-4:25||Novel Therapies: A Look into the Future||E. Israel|
|4:25-5:00||Case Discussions: Therapeutic Dilemmas||Panel|
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