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Course Director

Leonard Calabrese
Leonard Calabrese, DO

Department of Rheumatic & Immunologic Diseases
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Faculty

Gregg J. Silverman, MD

Professor of Medicine
Director, Laboratory of B-Cell Immunology
Division of Rheumatology, Allergy, and Immunology
University of California San Diego School of Medicine
La Jolla, CA

Accredited by

Cleveland Clinic Center for Continuing Education

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Course Description

Learning Objectives
1. Identify how antigenic selection molds the B-cell repertoire.
2. Evaluate how germinal center (GC) reactions coordinate interactions of antigen-specific B cells and T cells for effective antibody responses.
3. Discuss how T cells guide germinal center reactions, while mechanistic breaches can result in autoimmune disease.
4. Discuss possible roles of ectopic lymphoid tissue and GCs in autoimmune inflammatory diseases.

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:0.75 Credits
Release Date:2017-Mar-15
Expiration Date:2019-Mar-15
Estimated Time for Completion:45 minutes
Registration Required:No
Cost:Free

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