McMaster University

Demystifying Medicine
Seminar Series

The role of inflammation in lung fibrosis

  • Seminar Information

Date:

Monday, January 12, 2015

Speakers:

  • Dr. Martin Kolb, Associate Professor and Director, Division of Respirology, Department of Medicine, McMaster University
  • Dr. Boris Hinz, Professor, Laboratory of Tissue Repair and Regeneration, Matrix Dynamics Group, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn how to examine whether a patient has inflammation driven fibrosis
  • Understand why it is important to address the question "Inflammation or not?" and how it can drive treatment decisions
  • Understand the importance of intercellular cross-talk in lung fibrosis
  • Learn about the importance of local microenvironments in cell signalling

Contact Info:

Dr. Kjetil Ask
Email: demystifyingmedicine@gmail.com

Sara Sellers
Phone: 905-525-9140 Ext. 76706

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