23rd Annual Johns Hopkins Asthma and Allergy Center SymposiumCough: Pathophysiology and Emerging Therapeutic Strategies

Friday, November 22, 2013


Johns Hopkins Asthma and Allergy Center Auditorium

5501 Hopkins Bayview Circle, Baltimore, MD 21224



8:30 a.m. - 8:55 a.m.               Registration and Continental Breakfast


8:55 a.m. - 9:05 a.m.               Welcome:  Brendan J. Canning, Ph.D.


9:05 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.               Peter V. Dicpinigaitis, M.D.

                                                Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY

                                                “Evaluation and Management of Chronic Cough”


9:45 a.m. - 10:35 a.m.             Kathryn M. Edwards, M.D.

                                                Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

                                                “Pertussis: Its Role in Cough Illness”


10:35 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.           Coffee Break


11:00 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.           Jacky Smith, Ph.D.

                                                University of Manchester, Wythenshawe, UK

                                                “Evaluating Emerging Therapies for Cough”


11:40 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.           Gavril W. Pasternak, M.D., Ph.D.

                                                Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New 

                                                York, NY

                                                “Molecular and Pharmacological Properties of  

                                                 Opiate Receptors”


12:20 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.             Solomon H. Snyder, M.D.

                                                The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 

                                                Baltimore, MD

                                                             “Neurotransmitters Relevant to Cough: Focus on 

                                               Glutamate and Gasotransmitters”


1:00 p.m. - 2:10 p.m.               Lunch


2:10 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.               David Julius, Ph.D.

                                                University of California at San Francisco, 

                                                 San Francisco, CA

                                                “TRP Ion Channels as Regulators of Sensory

                                                 Nerve  Excitability”


2:50 p.m. - 3:40 p.m.               Blake M. Paterson, M.D.

                                                 Founder and CEO, Cerecor, Inc., 

                                                 The Johns Hopkins University School of

                                                 Medicine, Baltimore, MD

                                                “Developing a Drug for Cough”


3:40 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.               Brendan J. Canning, Ph.D.

                                                The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine,

                                                 Baltimore, MD

                                                 Summary and Conclusions