EM2306I "Leap, and the NET Will Appear: A Story About Antiphospholipid Syndrome and COVID-19" (IM GR-062323)
Purpose and Overview
The lecture will cover (i) the history of antiphospholipid syndrome (APS), (ii) the role of neutrophils and NETs in thrombo-inflammation, (iii) and mechanistic connections between APS and severe COVID-19.
UT Southwestern faculty, fellows, residents and medical students, community physicians, nurse clinicians, physician assistants and nurses.
At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:
- Name the autoantibodies that herald the presence of antiphospholipid syndrome (APS).
- Describe at least one role of neutrophils driving in thrombo-inflammation.
- Identify some similarities between APS and severe COVID-19.
Jason S. Knight, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
Marvin and Betty Danto Research Professor of Connective Tissue Research
Division of Rheumatology
University of Michigan
- 1.00 AMA