Preclinical Studies and Clinical Trials Towards Individualized Therapies

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Lysosomal & Rare Disorders Research & Treatment Center

GRIDS-2021

Preclinical studies and Clinical Trials towards individualized therapies

July 16, 2021 – July 15, 2022

Continuing Education Information

This continuing education activity is provided through collaboration between Lysosomal and Rare Disorders Research and Treatment Center (LDRTC), CheckRare CE, and AffinityCE. This activity provides continuing education credit for Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Genetic Counselors as well as a statement of participation for other attendees.

Faculty

Ari Zimran, MD
Founder and Director, Gaucher Unit, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel

Gustavo Maegawa, MD
University of Florida, FL, USA

Nina Raben, MD
NIH, MD, USA

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the different forms of autophagy
  • Explain the model of disease pathogenesis in LSDs
  • Review the cascade of events that lead to muscle dysfunction and damage in Pompe
    disease.

Disclosures

AffinityCE staff, LDRTC staff, planning and review committees have no financial interests to disclose and do not recommend the use of products outside of the FDA approved labelling.

Faculty disclosures

Ari Zimran, MD, PhD
Avrobio and Takeda: Consultant
Prevail Therapeutics: Consultant
Sanofi Genzyme, Takeda, Pfizer, Centogene: Grant Recipient
This faculty member has indicated the following discussion of unapproved drug or product uses: Prool, AVR-RD02, FLT 200/201, Ambroxol, Arimoclomol

Gustavo Maegawa, MD, PhD
Protalix: Researcher
Sanofi Genzyme and Moderna: Consultant

Conflict of interest for Dr. Zimran and Dr. Maegawa was resolved through peer review of content by a non-conflicted reviewer.

Physicians

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of AffinityCE and the LDRTC. AffinityCE is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AffinityCE designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Physician Assistants

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of AffinityCE and the LDRTC. AffinityCE is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AffinityCE designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physician Assistants should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses

Continuing Nursing Education is provided for this program through the joint providership of AffinityCE and the LDRTC. AffinityCE is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC). This activity provides a maximum of 2 hours of continuing nursing education credit.

Nurse Practitioners

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of AffinityCE and the LDRTC. AffinityCE is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AffinityCE designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Nurse practitioners should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Genetic Counselors
Category 2 CEU

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of AffinityCE and the LDRTC. AffinityCE is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AffinityCE designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Genetic Counselors should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Professionals

All other health care professionals completing this continuing education activity will be issued a Statement of participation indicating the number of hours of continuing education credit. This may be used for professional education CE credit. Please consult your accrediting organization or licensing board for their acceptance of this CE activity.

Commercial Support

Educational Support for this activity was provided by Takeda Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc., Genzyme Corporation, Spark Therapeutics, Inc., CHIESI USA, Inc., Amicus Therapeutics, Inc., Pfizer Inc., Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical, Inc., and AVROBIO, Inc.

Participation Costs

There is no cost to participate in these CE sessions.

CME Inquiries

For all CME policy-related inquiries, please contact us at ce@affinityced.com.
Send customer support requests to cds_support+ldrtc@affinityced.com.

How to Earn CE Credit

Preclinical studies and Clinical Trials towards individualized therapies
  1. Go to the following Web site: ldrtc.cds.pesgce.com
  2. Select the activity: Preclinical studies and Clinical Trials towards individualized therapies
  3. Enter an e-mail address and password to begin setting up your profile. Select “I Forgot My Password” if you need to reset the password you set up.
  4. Verify, correct, or add your information.
  5. Proceed and complete the post-test and activity evaluation.
  6. Upon completing your post-test and evaluation, you can download your CE certificate. Your CE record will also be stored here for later retrieval.
  7. You can return to the site at any time to print your certificate.

Please send any customer service requests to cds_support+ldrtc@affinityced.com.