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Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency – Strategies to Optimize Screening, Diagnosis, and Management
October 17, 2021 from 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm CDT
Supported By: educational grants from Grifols and Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A. Inc.
A panel of faculty experts will use case studies to spark discussions on the etiology and pathophysiological mechanisms involved in A1AT deficiency and its associated manifestations; the importance of targeted screening using recommended assessments and early diagnosis; methods for determining the clinical efficacy of augmentation therapy; and recommended disease management strategies.
Disclaimer: This symposium is not supported, endorsed, or accredited by the American College of Chest Physicians
Igor Barjaktarevic Md, PhD
David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California Los Angeles
UCLA Division of Liver and Pancreas Transplantation
Liver Transplant Intensive Care Unit
Los Angeles, CA
Timothy Craig DO
Penn State University
Professor of Medicine, Pediatrics, and Graduate Studies
Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology Center at Penn State University
Director of Clinical Research
Alpha-1 Foundation Clinical Resource Center at Penn State University
Kyle D Hogarth MD, FCCP
University of Chicago
Professor of Medicine
One Antitrypsin Deficiency Clinical Resource Center at The University of Chicago