11TH ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM
September 29, 2000
Exploring the Etiological Theories Behind the “Asthma Epidemic”
Chairman: Alkis G. Togias, M.D.
The Influence of Allergens on Asthma Development
Diane Ruth Gold, M.D.
Virus Infections and Type I Immunity in Asthma
Sebastian L. Johnson, M.D., Ph.D., FRCP
Asthma and Air Pollution
C. Arden Pope, Ph.D.
Relevance of the Farming Environment for the Development of Childhood Asthma
Ericka yon Mutius, M.D.
Role of Infection at the Beginning of Asthma: Gene by Environment Interactions
Fernando D. Martinez, M.D.
The Rising Trends Revisited: What are the Factors Contributing to Increasing Asthma?
Thomas A.E. Platts-Mills, M.D., Ph.D.