Robert Foronjy, M.D., and Jeanine D'Armiento, M.D., Ph.D.
Dr. Foronjy is Assistant Professor of Medicine and Dr. D'Armiento is Associate Professor of Medicine, Columbia University, Department of Medicine, Division of Molecular and Pulmonary Medicine, New York.
Within the past 12 months, Drs. Foronjy and D'Armiento report no commercial conflicts of interest.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, CCME staff and interMDnet staff have nothing to disclose.
Estimated course time: 1 hour(s).
Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Montefiore Medical Center designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center and InterMDnet. Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Montefiore Medical Center is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Upon completion of this Cyberounds®, you should be able to:
List the pathologic features of chronic bronchitis and emphysema
Discuss whether MMPs contribute to the development of COPD
Discuss if MMP inhibitors might effectively treat or prevent COPD.