21st Annual Johns Hopkins Asthma and Allergy Center Symposium
Airway Remodeling: From Nose to Lung
Friday, November 18, 2011
Johns Hopkins Asthma and Allergy Center Auditorium
5501 Hopkins Bayview Circle, Baltimore, MD 21224
7:30 a.m.- 8:30 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. Welcome: Allen C. Myers, Ph.D.
8:45 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Charles G. Irvin, Ph.D.
University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
“The nose: a window to the asthmatic lung”
9:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Reynold A. Panettieri, Jr., M.D.
University of Pennsylvania Medical Center,
“Steroid Insensitivity: How Does Airway Smooth
10:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Coffee Break
10:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Robert M. Strieter, M.D.
Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research, Inc.,
“The Role of Fibrocytes in Lung Fibrosis”
11:30 a.m.- 12:15 noon Adam Wanner, M.D.
University of Miami, Miami, Florida
“Airway Vascular Function in Asthma”
12:15 p.m. -1:45 p.m. Lunch
1:45 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Sally E. Wenzel, M.D.
University of Pittsburgh Asthma Institute,
“The Epithelium in Asthma: At the
Intersection with Adaptive Immunity”
2:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. James C. Hogg, M.D., Ph.D.
St. Paul’s Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia,
“Peripheral lung remodeling in COPD: new
information based on HRCT, microCT and
quantitative histology. ”
3:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Allen Myers, Ph.D.
The Johns Hopkins Asthma and Allergy Center,
“The Role of Neurotrophins in Airway Remodeling"
4:00 p.m. Light refreshments and discussion in the Atrium
Talks will be ~35-40 minutes in length followed by ~10 minutes of discussion