The Impact of Biologics on the Treatment of CRSwNP: Targeting Type 2 InflammationPremiere Date: Friday, April 22, 2022
This activity offers CE credit for:%>
- ABIM (MOC)
- Medicine (accme)
- Nursing (ANCC)
- Pharmacy (acpe)
- PA (aapa)
All other clinicians will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this activity was certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Credit Expiration Date:
Saturday, April 22, 2023
|Joseph K. Han, MD, FARS, FAAAAI (Moderator)
Chief, Division of Rhinology & Endoscopic Sinus and Skull Base Surgery
Chief, Division of Allergy
Eastern Virginia Medical School
ARS, Immediate Past President
AAAAI, RROAC, Chair
|Stella Lee, MD
Section Chief, Rhinology
Division of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Harvard Medical School
The pathophysiology of chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyposis (CRSwNP) is complex, including the pathways of type 2 inflammation. As understanding of the underlying pathophysiology of CRSwNP expands, so does the potential list of targeted biologic therapies that may produce superior outcomes and safety compared to standard therapy. Determining how these agents are best utilized in CRSwNP requires additional research, and until then, many questions remain. Currently, there remains a lack of consensus on the correct timing of these medications, and clinicians require education on contemporary research regarding the use of biologics in CRSwNP.
Please join Dr. Han and Dr. Lee in part 3 of a CMEO Snack series on CRSwNP, as they discuss the pathophysiology of CRSwNP and safety and efficacy data for biologics targeting type 2 inflammation and individualizing treatment.
At the end of this CE activity, participants should be able to:
- Apply efficacy and safety data to treatment decisions for patients with CRSwNP.
This activity is supported by an independent medical education grant from Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Sanofi Genzyme.
Physicians, PAs, nurse practitioners, nurses, and pharmacists specializing in allergy/immunology, and otolaryngology practicing globally
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Dr. Han reports the following financial relationships:
Research Support: AstraZeneca; Genentech, Inc.; GlaxoSmithKline; Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation; Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; and Sanofi Genzyme
Dr. Lee reports the following financial relationships:
Consultant and Research Support: AstraZeneca; Genentech, Inc.; Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation; GlaxoSmithKline; and Sanofi Regeneron
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