The 24th Annual Fall Symposium Registration and Agenda

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24th Annual Johns Hopkins Asthma and Allergy Center Symposium

New Therapeutic Insights: 

Advances in Allergic Disease

Friday, November 21, 2014

Johns Hopkins Asthma and Allergy Center Auditorium

5501 Hopkins Bayview Circle, Baltimore, MD 21224



8:00 - 8:30  Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30 - 8:40  Welcome and Conference Goals

  John Schroeder, PhD

8:40 - 9:00  Background and Scientific Significance

  John Schroeder, PhD

9:00 - 9:50  Reduction of Free and Total IgE with an FcγRIIβ-enhanced Anti-IgE

  John Desjarlais, PhD

9:50 - 10:40  Targeting Eosinophils with Benralizumab, an Anti-IL-5Rα Monoclonal Antibody, for the Management of Severe Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) 

  Roland Kolbeck, PhD

10:40 - 10:55  Refreshment Break

 10:55 - 11:45  TSLP: From Dendritic Cell Biology to Medicine

  Yong-Jun Liu, MD, PhD

11:45 - 12:35 The Effects of an Anti-TSLP Antibody on Markers of Inflammation in Subjects with Allergic Asthma

  Gail Gauvreau, PhD

12:35 - 1:35  Lunch

1:35 - 2:25  Peptide Immunotherapy: Inducing Allergen- specific Tolerance with T cell Epitopes

  Mark Larché, PhD

2:25 - 3:15  Novel Treatment of Allergic Disease Using Traditional Chinese Herbal Medications 

  Xiu-Min Li, MD, MS

3:15 - 4:05  Tick Bites, IgE-specific for Alpha-gal and Delayed Anaphylaxis to Red Meat 

  Thomas Platts-Mills, MD, PhD, FRS

4:05 - 4:30  Summary and Adjourn

  Jody Tversky, MD 

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