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IEC Symposium at the AAD – Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina, San Diego CA

February 15, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina

Please join the IEC for a special session on MICROBIOME at the American Academy of Dermatology 2018 Annual Meeting.

The event will be held in Grand Ballrooms 2/3/4 at the Marriot Marquis, San Diego Marina.

• Amy Paller, Chicago, IL, US
• Thomas Luger, Muenster, Germany

• Role of the human microbiome in health and disease.
• Interaction of the microbiome with the skin immune system
• Link between the microbiome and skin diseases.
• Future developments in microbiome research providing new prophylactic and therapeutic tools.

8:00 – 8:20 am
Welcome and Introductions
Amy Paller, IEC President
Chicago, IL USA

Thomas Luger
Muenster, Germany

8:20 – 8:45 am
Overview of Staphylococcus and AD
Alan Irvine
Dublin, Ireland

8:45 – 8:57 am
What is the human skin microbiome?
Heidi Kong
Bethesda, MD, USA

8:57 – 9:32 am
Long-term consequences of early life microbiome interactions
Patrick Seed
Chicago, IL, USA

9:32 – 10:00 am
Host-microbiome dialogue at the cutaneous interface
Shruti Naik
New York, NY, USA

10:00 – 10:20 am

10:20 – 10:45 am
Immune tolerance to commensal skin bacteria: timing is everything
Tiffany Scharschmidt
San Francisco, CA USA

10:45 – 11:03 am
Skin microbiome studies in eczematous dermatitis
Heidi Kong
Bethesda, MD, USA

11:03 – 11:30 am
Skin bacterio-therapy: Can we cure atopic dermatitis with the microbiome?
Richard Gallo
San Diego, CA, USA

11:30 – 11:55 am
Panel Discussion and Questions: All Speakers

11:55 am
Closing Comments¬
Thomas Luger
Muenster, Germany

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February 15, 2018
8:00 am - 12:00 pm




Marriot Marquis San Diego Marina
333 W. Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA United States
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