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“Chronic placental inflammation: investigations into pathogenesis”

Event Type
Lecture
Sponsor
UICOMP Department of OB/GYN
Location
via Zoom
Date
Jun 10, 2021   8:00 - 9:00 am  
Speaker
Linda M. Ernst, M.D., M.H.S. Clinical Associate Professor of Pathology-University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine Vice Chair for Research-Department of Pathology, NorthShore University HealthSystem Director of Perinatal Pathology-Department of Pathology, NorthShore University HealthSystem  Evanston Hospital
Contact
David Haney
E-Mail
dhaney@uic.edu
Phone
309-655-3024
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“Chronic placental inflammation: investigations into pathogenesis” will review chronic placental inflammatory lesions and discuss their clinical associations. Studies examining the etiology of chronic placental inflammation will be reviewed.

Objectives
1. List the clinical associations with chronic placental inflammation.
2. Describe the current hypotheses regarding the pathogenesis of chronic placental inflammation.
3. Describe how metagenomic shotgun sequencing can identify potential viral pathogens in chronic placental inflammation

Linda M. Ernst, M.D., M.H.S., Clinical Associate Professor of Pathology-University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, is Vice Chair for Research-Department of Pathology, NorthShore University HealthSystem and Director of Perinatal Pathology-Department of Pathology, NorthShore University HealthSystem at Evanston Hospital.

ACCREDITATION:

The University of Illinois College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians, residents, medical students, and all other providers.

The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Medicine designates this Live activity for a maximum of (1) AMA PRA Category I Credit(s)TM.  Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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