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CME

Lung Transplant Rejection: Micro Learnings on Advances in Surveillance Technology

  • Authors: Brian Keller, MD, PhD; Sean Agbor-Enoh, MD, PhD; Deborah Jo Levine, MD, FCCP, FEST
  • CME Released: 4/22/2022
  • Valid for credit through: 4/22/2023
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  • Credits Available

    Physicians - maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

    You Are Eligible For

    • Letter of Completion

Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for pulmonologists, transplant surgeons, and other HCPs who work with patients who have received a lung transplant.

The goal of this activity is to improve knowledge around current standards for acute and chronic rejection monitoring and increase understanding of the clinical trial data on donor-derived cell-free DNA (dd-cfDNA) for transplant rejection monitoring.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Mechanisms of acute lung transplant rejection
    • Mechanisms of chronic lung transplant rejection
    • Limitations of current standards in posttransplant surveillance
    • Clinical trial data on dd-cfDNA as a biomarker for lung transplant rejection
    • Role of emerging technologies in differentiating posttransplant infection from rejection


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Faculty

  • Brian Keller, MD, PhD

    Associate Professor
    Department of Internal Medicine
    Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
    The Ohio State University College of Medicine
    Columbus, Ohio

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Brian Keller, MD, PhD, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: CareDx
    Speaker or member of speakers bureau for: CareDx
    Research funding from: CareDx, Natera, Zambon Company S.P.A.

  • Sean Agbor-Enoh, MD, PhD

    Lab Chief
    NIH Lasker Clinical Tenure Track Investigator and NIH Distinguished Scholar
    Laboratory of Applied Precision Omics
    Division of Intramural Research
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
    National Institutes of Health
    Bethesda, Maryland
    Assistant Professor
    Lung Transplantation Program
    Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
    The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
    Baltimore, Maryland
    Participation by Dr Agbor-Enoh does not constitute or imply endorsement by the Johns Hopkins University or the Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System.

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Sean Agbor-Enoh, MD, PhD, has no relevant financial relationships.

  • Deborah Jo Levine, MD, FCCP, FEST

    Professor/Clinical Medical Director
    Lung Transplantation
    Director
    Pulmonary Hypertension Center
    The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
    San Antonio, Texas

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Deborah Jo Levine, MD, FCCP, FEST, has no relevant financial relationships.

Editors

  • Iwona Misiuta, PhD, MHA

    Medical Education Director, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Iwona Misiuta, PhD, MHA, has no relevant financial relationships.

  • Yoji Yamaguchi, MA, ELS

    Scientific Content Manager, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Yoji Yamaguchi, MA, ELS, has no relevant financial relationships.

Compliance Reviewer

  • Amanda Jett, PharmD, BCACP

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Amanda Jett, PharmD, BCACP, has no relevant financial relationships.

Peer Reviewer

This activity has been peer reviewed and the reviewer has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.


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CME

Lung Transplant Rejection: Micro Learnings on Advances in Surveillance Technology

Authors: Brian Keller, MD, PhD; Sean Agbor-Enoh, MD, PhD; Deborah Jo Levine, MD, FCCP, FESTFaculty and Disclosures

CME Released: 4/22/2022

Valid for credit through: 4/22/2023

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