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CME

2020-21 Neurology Grand Rounds: the Role of Genetics and Gut Microbiome in Multiple Sclerosis Risk

Location: Virtual

Date: Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Time: 7:30–8:30 a.m.

Contact: Michele Davis

About the Event

In this installment of Neurology Grand Rounds, Sergio E. Baranzini, Ph.D., presents “The Role of Genetics and Gut Microbiome in Multiple Sclerosis Risk: An Integrative Approach to Address Neurological Diseases.” Baranzini is a professor of neurology at the University of California, San Francisco.

For more information, please contact Michele Davis at michele.davis@austin.utexas.edu

Learning Objectives

By the end of this presentation, the audience participant should be able to:

  • Describe the polygenic nature of multiple sclerosis.
  • Describe the main role of the gut microbiome in multiple sclerosis.
  • Identify the relationship between gut microbes and host immunological responses.

Target Audience

  • Primary: Neurologists, neuroscientists, nurses, residents, medical students
  • Secondary: Other health care professionals

Attributes/Competencies

This activity has been designed to promote some of the following desired physician attributes and competencies:

  • ACGME: Patient Care and Procedural Skills, Medical Knowledge, Practice-based Learning and Improvement, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Professionalism, and Systems-based Practice
  • IOM: Provide patient-centered care, Work in interdisciplinary teams, Employ evidence-based practice, Apply quality improvement, and Utilize informatics
  • IECC: Values/Ethics for Interprofessional Practice, Roles/Responsibility, Interprofessional Communication, Teams and Teamwork

Speaker Disclosure

Baranzini, speaker for this educational activity, has no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

Planner Disclosure

William Schwartz, M.D.; Steve Roach, M.D.; Kent Ellington, M.D.; Mayur Patel, M.D.; Michele Davis; and Jason Camarillo, planners of this educational activity, have no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

Accreditation Statement

The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School designates this internet live course for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.