REMINDER: Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease Seminar – Wednesday 13th November 2019

Title:  “Targeting endothelial BMP9 signalling for treating cardiopulmonary diseases” Speaker:  Dr. Wei Li, University of Cambridge. Venue:  Lecture Theatre 3, F Floor Medical School. Time:  12:45pm – 1:45pm Abstract:  Endothelial dysfunction including heightened endothelial permeability plays an important role in many cardiopulmonary diseases, such as pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), sepsis and acute respiratory distress syndrome. Bone morphogenetic…

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REMINDER: Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease Seminar – Wednesday 30th October 2019

Title:  “Neutrophils in atherosclerosis – from physiology to intervention”Speaker:  Professor Oliver Soehnlein, German Center for Cardiovascular Research, Institute for Cardiovascular Prevention, Munich.Venue: Lecture Theeatre 3, F Floor Medical School.Time:  12:45pm – 1:45pmAbstract:  Because of their rare detection in atherosclerotic lesions, the involvement of neutrophils in the pathophysiology of atherosclerosis has been largely neglected. However, over the past…

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REMINDER: Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease Seminar – Thursday 18th July 2019

Title:  “Recent Advances in Network Medicine”Speaker:  Dr Helder Nakaya, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil. Venue: Lecture Threatre 3, F Floor Medical School. Time:  12:30pm – 1:30pm Abstract:  Diseases are mostly a consequence of an abnormality in multiple genes. Network Medicine investigates how genes interact to each other in complex intracellular and intercellular networks. The talk…

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Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease Seminar Series

Wednesday 26th June 2019 Title:  “Regulation of lung pathophysiology via circadian control of Integrinβ1 and RhoA”Speaker:  Dr. John Blaikley, University of Manchester.Venue:  Lecture Theatre 3, F Floor Medical School.Time: 12:30pm – 1:30pmAbstract:  In 2017 the Nobel Prize was awarded to researchers who discovered the circadian clock. It is now recognised that this clock alters 40%…

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REMINDER: Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease Seminar – Tuesday 7th May 2019

Title: “Protection against respiratory infection by the microbiota” Speaker: Dr Tom Clarke, Imperial College London. Venue:  Lecture Theatre 3, F Floor Medical School.Time:  12:30pm – 1:30pmAbstract: Environmentally exposed surfaces in humans are colonized by a vast number of foreign microbes (the commensal microbiota) and these organisms play a key role in regulating mucosal and systemic…

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