REMINDER: Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease Seminar – Thursday 25th May 2017

Title:  “Endothelial cell fluid shear stress sensing in vascular health and disease” Speaker:  Professor Martin Schwartz, University of Manchester. Time:  12:30pm – 1:30pm Venue:  Lecture Theatre 2, B Floor Medical School. Abstract:  Atherosclerosis occurs at specific regions of arteries characterized by disturbances in blood flow patterns. Plaques form as a consequence of synergies between flow…

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REMINDER: Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease Seminar – Wednesday 10th May 2017

Title:  “How does Endothelial Organelle Size and Golgi Architecture control Haemostasis?” Speaker:  Professor Dan Cutler, University College London. Time:  12:30pm – 1:30pm Venue:  Lecture Theatre 3, F Floor Medical School. Abstract:  The endothelial secretory organelles called Weibel-Palade bodies contain the haemostatic factor von Willebrand Factor, mutations in which cause the commonest human inherited bleeding disorder,…

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REMINDER: Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease Seminar – Tuesday 25th April 2017

Title: “The Role of Mitochondrial Dynamics in Human Diseases” Speaker: Professor Stephen Archer, Queen’s University Ontario. Time: 12:30pm – 1:30pm Venue: Lecture Theatre 3, F Floor Medical School. Abstract: Dr Archer is Head of Medicine at Queen’s University, Ontario Canada. His research interests are in oxygen sensing, mitochondrial biology and developing experimental therapeutics for human…

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REMINDER: Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease Seminar – Wednesday 22nd March 2017

Title:  “Macrophage dynamics in helminth infection: Insights into type 2 immunity and tissue repair” Speaker:  Professor Judith Allen, University of Manchester Time:  12:30pm – 1:30pm Venue:  Lecture Theatre 3, F Floor Medical School. Abstract:  Macrophages activated by the Th2 cytokines IL-4 and IL-13 are found in high numbers at the site of helminth infection. Macrophage…

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REMINDER: Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease Seminar – Monday 6th March 2017

Title:  “Onset of viral encephalitis made clear in zebrafish” Speaker:  Dr Jean-Pierre Levraud, Institut Pasteur, Paris Time:  12:30pm – 1:30pm Venue:  Lecture Theatre 3, F Floor Medical School. Abstract:  Many viruses that generally cause mild disease sometimes reach the central nervous system (CNS) of a few individuals with devastating results. To better understand the host…

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