Monday, 4 November 2013

ICM Research Seminar - Intestinal Immune Homeostasis

 

Guest speaker: Dr Erik Glocker

[Department of Medical Microbiology and Hygiene, University Hospital, Freiburg]

 

Venue: Dental Lecture Theatre E, Ground Floor, Dental School

Date and time:  Wednesday 13 November 2013 at 4.00pm

 

Dr Glocker will discuss:

 

“Key players for intestinal immune homeostasis.”

 

Key words: immunodeficiency, autoimmunity, colitis, IL-10

 

Dr Glocker is a medical microbiologist who unravelled the critical role of IL-10 and IL-10 receptor deficiency in inflammatory bowel disease.

He also published the first report on the role of CARD9 in mucocutaneous and systemic fungal immunity.

 

Chair:  Dr Desa Lilic

 

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