Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency

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Dr. Strange is a Professor of Pulmonary, Critical Care, Allergy and Sleep Medicine at MUSC. Dr. Strange's recent honors are as follows: Best Doctors in America 2003-2012: General Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Intestitial Lung Diseases, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, America's Top Physicians 2004-2010, Consumers Research Council of America, Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare 2006-2009, First Runner Up, Medical Jeopardy, AOA Chapter, 1999: Second Runner-Up 2008. MUSC Medical Student Faculty Excellence Award Nominee-2006, Distinguished Service Award 2007-Chest Foundation Community Service Award 2008-Alpha-1 Association. Dr. Strange's Major Interests are Alpha-1 Antitrypsin, Deficiency/Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Scleroderma and Intertitial Lung Disease, and Pulmonary Hypertension.

This lecture was delivered as part of the Jefferson-Myrna Brind Center of Integrative Medicine's Grand Rounds series on September 21, 2011. Copyright 2011 by Charlie Strange, MD.

The streaming video presentation lasts approximately 59 minutes.


Overall goals and objectives:

1. To understand testing strategies for rare genetic diseases.

2. To understand the pathogenesis of lung and liver disease in Alpha-1 Antitrypsin deficiency.

3. To understand the impact of rare disease communities in the health care system.