Other Boston (MA) events

Balancing Immune Tolerance: Disease & Transplantation

Past event - 2024
13 May Doors open at 5:00 PM
Event starts at 5:30 PM
730 Tavern, Kitchen & Patio, 730 Massachusetts Ave, Boston (MA), MA 02139
Imagine a vibrant tapestry of life within you, where every tiny detail matters. We will embark on a journey through the intricate web connecting food allergies, microbiota, and gut health, where tiny life savers emerge as pivotal players. Delve into how these microscopic heroes orchestrate transplant tolerance, shedding light on the symbiotic relationship between our bodies and the environment. Together, they will unveil the interconnected pathways shaping our immune system's resilience and paving the path for groundbreaking medical advancements.

Unveiling the Interplay: Food Allergy, Microbiota, and Gut Health

Gavin Kuziel (Postdoctoral Researcher - Harvard University)
Monica Martinez Blanco (Postdoctoral Researcher - Harvard University)
Still brewing !

Tiny Little Life Savers: Key Players in Transplant Tolerance

Hyshem Lancia (Postdoctoral Researcher - Harvard University)
Natacha Carnel-Amar (Postdoctoral Researcher - Harvard University)
Organ transplantation is like finding the perfect roommate – sometimes they hit it off, and other times it’s a disaster! Graft rejection? It’s like your body saying, ‘Thanks, but no thanks!’. But fear not, because Extracellular Vesicles are the peacekeepers, the negotiators in this roommate drama. They swoop in like tiny superheroes, calming down the immune system and saying, ‘Hey, let’s all get along and keep this organ happy!’ So, say goodbye to rejection drama and hello to harmony in the body!
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