5-2PED Childhood Asthma Genetics: The Prospect of Personalized Approach to Treatment

Thursday, 15 October 2015: 13:55 - 14:15
Grand Ballroom 101 (Coex Convention Center)

Ting Fan Leung, MD, FRCPCH, FAAAAI , Department of Paediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Learning Objectives:
1. Update the knowledge on candidate genes that modulate therapeutic response to ß2-agonist or childhood lung function.

2. Understand interethnic differences in the genetic epidemiology of asthma candidate genes and loci.

3. Gain insight into the concept of asthma "endotypes" and its implication on future anti-asthma therapy.