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The good, the bad and the ugly: antibodies, microbes and immunity

Looking at the microbiota, personal medicine and immunity....
When Mar 16, 2017
from 06:00 PM to 07:30 PM
Where Mill Lane Lecture Rooms , 8 Mill Lane, CB2 1RW
Contact Phone 01223 766766
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Every day your immune system is busy protecting you from the thousands of germs around you that can make you sick. It does its job so efficiently that you don’t even notice that it is at work. Micro-organisms are present in your gut and interact with your body during periods of health and disease. When the immune system hits the wrong target, however, it can unleash a torrent of disorders, including inflammatory diseases, cancer, and autoimmune disease. Come along and be enlightened by our experts in the field.

Panelists: Dr Eoin McKinney (Autoimmunity - Dept of Medicine), Dr Maike De La Roche (Immunity - CRUK), Dr Sam Forster (Microbiota - Sanger Institute). Chaired by Prof Clare Bryant (Innate Immunity - Dept of Vet Medicine).

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