Webinar Recording- Autoimmunity and Immune Dysregulation in Turner Syndrome 2020.9.14

Dr. Roopa Kanakatti Shankar discusses Autoimmunity and Immune Dysregulation in those who have Turner Syndrome. Understand the evidence on immune dysregulation and inflammation in TS as well as the propensity for autoimmune diseases in TS.

What you will learn:

Women have a ten-fold increased risk for autoimmune disease as compared to men. We will review the immunological phenotype of Turner syndrome in this presentation. This includes the evidence on immune dysregulation and inflammation in Turner syndrome as well as the propensity for autoimmune diseases in Turner syndrome.

Main topics covered:

1. The immunological profile in Turner syndrome (TS)

2. Autoimmune conditions associated with TS

3. Genetic and epigenetic underpinnings of the immune phenotype in TS

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Presented by:
Roopa Kanakatti Shankar, MBBS, MS George Washington University Director of the Turner Syndrome (TS) Program and coordinate the multidisciplinary clinic comprised of gynecology, endocrinology, psychology, cardiology and genetics at CNH. Dr. Shankar is also the Principal Investigator of the TS Registry at CNH. She graduated from Bangalore Medical College, India and completed pediatric endocrinology fellowship training from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital in addition to a Master’s degree in Clinical and Translational Research from University of Cincinnati. She also serves as a co-chair of the Turner syndrome Special Interest Group through the Pediatric Endocrine Society.

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