Ahead of the Curve: The Diagnostic & Therapeutic Challenge
Clinicians involved in treating and managing patients with cystic fibrosis, including pulmonologists, pediatric pulmonologists, gastroenterologists, infectious disease physicians, endocrinologists, pediatricians, nurses, and other members of the cystic fibrosis care team (dieticians, respiratory therapists, social workers, etc).
- Describe the correlation between a patient’s CFTR genotype and their CF phenotype.
- Explain how CFTR genotype affects CFTR processing and function in CF.
- Identify and differentiate between mutations and incorporate assessment methodologies into patient care.
- Identify new and emerging disease-modifying therapies for CF and their appropriate use for individual patients.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy & Critical Care Medicine
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Pediatric Clinical Coordinator, Cystic Fibrosis Center
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Johns Hopkins Cystic Fibrosis Center
- 1.50 ANCC