Live Webinar: Precision Medicine for Sepsis: Targeted Therapy Based on Molecular Endotyping

September 30, 2021

Webinar Description: 

Sponsored by Spectral Medical

Although overall mortality rates for sepsis are decreasing, some forms of sepsis—particularly severe sepsis that is sudden in onset—continue to claim many lives. Some of these aggressive forms of sepsis have been tied to molecular mechanisms that can offer new treatment targets. This webinar will focus on current methods used to identify sepsis subtypes and explore targeted therapies for such patients

Target Audience

Nurses, physicians, pharmacists, emergency responders, healthcare management teams, and other healthcare staff may benefit.

Learning Objectives

At the end of the webinar, the attendee should be able to: 

  • Explain why sepsis is a heterogenous syndrome;
  • Define sepsis endotypes and explain why they are critical in achieving progress in sepsis therapy;
  • Discuss the role of damage and pathogen-associated molecular patterns in pathogenesis of sepsis and in developing treatments.

Sepsis Alliance gratefully acknowledges the support provided for this webinar by Spectral Medical Inc. 

Course summary
Course opens: 
08/02/2021
Course expires: 
12/31/2024
Event starts: 
09/30/2021 - 11:00am
Event ends: 
09/30/2021 - 12:00pm

John A. Kellum, MD, MCCM

Chief Medical Officer, Spectral Medical Inc.

Dr. John Kellum is a distinguished Professor at the University of Pittsburgh, Department of Critical Care Medicine (currently on leave) and UPMC Endowed Chair in Critical Care Research. He has over 25 years experience as a practicing intensive care physician and has a Master of Critical Care Medicine from American Collage of Critical Care Medicine. Dr. Kellum has been an NIH-funded investigator for over 20 years. He is a highly-cited researcher and is an expert in sepsis, ranked by Web of Science Top 1% and by expertscape.com in the top 0.0029%.

No continuing education credits are offered for this sponsored webinar. 

Medical Disclaimer

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