Title

Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis (PAP): A Disease of Mice and Men

Document Type

Presentation

Publication Date

11-14-2012

Comments

Mary Jane Thomassen, PhD is a Professor and Director of the Program in Lung Cell Biology and Translational Research. She is also an Adjunct Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the Brody School of Medicine at East North Carolina. Her research interests include Pulmonary defense mechanisms, macrophage activation, surfactant, alveolar proteinosis, sarcoidosis, adult respiratory, distress syndrome, asthma and cytokine networks.

Abstract

Objectives:

1. Describe PAP and why GM-CSF is important in PAP

2. What can be gained from translational research?

3. Clinical Trials in PAP

Presentation: 54 minutes