McMaster University

Demystifying Medicine
Seminar Series

Tissue Fibrosis - Killer Number One in the Western World

Monday, March 26, 2012
  • Seminar Information
  • Presentation
  • Video — Part 1 Clinical
  • Video — Part 2 Basic Research

Demystifying Medicine Seminar Information


Monday, March 26, 2012


  • Dr. Martin Kolb, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
  • Dr. Jack Gauldie, University Professor, Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine


  • Outline the general concept of healing, scar formation and fibrosis.
  • Understand the clinical presentation of debilitating lung fibrosis and how it worsens over time.
  • Review the pathobiology underlying lung fibrosis.
  • Understand how these pathogenetic concepts are translated into drug development.

Contact Info:

Dr. Kjetil Ask

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

Demystifying Medicine Seminar Video — Part 1 Clinical

Demystifying Medicine Seminar Video — Part 2 Basic Research