Pediatric Grand Rounds Archived Webcasts

Celebrating a Half-Century of Advances in Cystic Fibrosis

Recorded March 12, 2010 at 12:30 PM

Presented by:
Philip M. Farrell, MD 
Professor of Pediatrics and Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI

CME credit is no longer available for this program

This program is presented for educational purposes only and is no longer available for CME credit.

Clinical Content Reviewer: Juan A. Dumois, III, MD

Learning Objectives: As a result of attending this presentation, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the major diagnostic and therapeutic advances in "Cystic Fibrosis of the Pancreas" in the context of its unique historial progression.
  • Appreciate the pivotal value of early diagnosis and the principles of newborn screening.
  • Recognize how insights were gained on the pathophysiology of CF and how they were applied to devise new therapies.

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