Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases: From Gene Hunting to Novel Drug Targets

Medicine Grand Rounds

Wednesday June 20, 2018 at 7:45 AM


This grand round has already taken place.


Lecture Hall 2 - Stony Brook, NY
June 20th, 2018
1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Hours

Description

Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases: From Gene Hunting to Novel Drug Targets

Dates and Times

Start: 6/20/2018 7:45 AM
End: 6/20/2018 8:45 AM

Objectives

  • Describe the evidence for a genetic susceptibility to Thyroid autoimmunity
  • Know the major susceptibility genes for Thyroid autoimmunity and the mechanisms by which they predispose to disease
  • Understand the epigenetic interaction between environmental factors and the thyroglobulin gene that triggers AITD
  • Identify drug targets that were discovered through genetic studies in AITD.

Speakers

  • Dr. Yaron Tomer
    • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases: From Gene Hunting to Novel Drug Targets

Location

Lecture Hall 2
101 Nicolls Road
Stony Brook, NY 11794

Accreditation

The School of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The School of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) . Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.