Additonal CME Activities

The Georgia Society of Rheumatology is pleased
to present an Educational Dinner Session
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
6:30 - 7:00pm Meet & Greet
7:00 - 8:00pm Dinner Session
Flemings Steakhouse - Atlanta, Georgia

Dr. James Tumlin, Director of Clinical Research at Georgia Nephrology, will present his lecture entitled: "Calcineurin Inhibitor (CNI) Therapy in Lupus Nephritis: Efficacy of Second Generation CNI and the Potential for Podocyte Protection and Reduced Nephrotoxicity."
Dr. Tumlin will review how inhibition of calcineurin can improve podocyte slit pore functions and enhance cell viability.

Learning Objectives:
  1. To review the pharmacobiology of calcineurin inhibitors (CNI) and their modification of T cell immunity and their role in podocyte biology.
  2. Review the differential effects of calcineurin catalytic subunit isoforms and how selective inhibition affect CNI toxicity profiles.
  3. Review recent data on the efficacy of Voclosporin in the treatment of proliferative Lupus Nephritis.

The Southern Alliance for Physician Specialties CME is accredited by the Medical Association of Georgia to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Southern Alliance for Physician Specialties CME designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Creditâ„¢. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.