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The Frenemy Within: How the immune system can help us and hurt us, and its radical personalized future

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Science Writers' Boot Camp

Monday, May 1, 2017
The National Press Club
Washington, D.C.
Reception to follow

Presentations

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Welcome and Introduction
Stephen Desiderio, M.D., Ph.D.

Immune System Basics

From Friend to Foe: What Happens When Your Immune System Goes Bad?

Stephen Desiderio, M.D., Ph.D.

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Sore Joints and Bad Breath: What Is Going on?

Felipe Andrade, M.D., Ph.D.

Engineering the Immune System to Fight Cancer

Jonathan Schneck, M.D., Ph.D.

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Gut and Immune System

Getting By with a Little Help from Our Friends? The Gut Microbiome in Health and Disease

Susan Tuddenham, M.D., M.P.H.

From Science Fiction to Reality: Building Baby Intestines

David Hackam, M.D., Ph.D.

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Can We Finally Eat That Peanut?

Corinne Keet, M.D., Ph.D.

Panels

More Heat, More Allergies, More Bugs: The Impacts of Climate Change in Human Health

  • John Aucott, M.D.
  • Douglas Norris. Ph.D.
  • Murray Ramanathan, M.D.
  • Marsha Wills-Karp, Ph.D.
  • Moderator: Brady Dennis, The Washington Post
  • Video

Science Denial, Vaccine Research and Science Policy

  • Ruth Karron, M.D.
  • Lois Privor-Dumm, M.B.A.
  • Dan Salmon, Ph.D
  • Moderator: Arthur Allen, Politico

Immunotherapy: Sorting the Hype from the Hope

  • Julie Brahmer, M.D.
  • Dung Le, M.D.
  • Jonathan Powell, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Moderator: Lindsey Pujanandez, Science Translational Medicine
  • Video

21st Century Cures: From Bench to Market and Who Is Paying for it?

  • Scott Carmer
  • Drew Pardoll, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Elad Sharon, M.d., Ph.D.
  • Moderator: Jocelyn Kaiser, Science Magazine
  • Video
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