Autoimmune Diseases: From Basic Mechanism to Clinical Therapeutics

Sunday, 16 February 2014
Columbus CD (Hyatt Regency Chicago)
Mariana Kaplan , National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases/ National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
This session will describe mechanisms of autoimmune dysfunction. It will focus on how innate immune abnormalities may contribute to both the development of autoimmunity and end-stage organ disease. It will highlight how these studies have led to therapeutic targets for treating autoimmune disease.