Northwestern University

May
30
Tue 12:00 PM

The Microbiome and Early Life Origins of Disease: Patrick Seed, MD, PhD, FIDSA

When: Tuesday, May 30, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM  

Where: Robert H Lurie Medical Research Center, Baldwin Auditorium, 303 E. Superior, Chicago, IL 60611 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Dr. Laimonis Laimins   312.503.8320

Group: Microbiology-Immunology Seminars

Category: Lectures & Meetings

Description:

Microbiology-Immunology Seminar Series

 

In this seminar, the role of the early-life microbiome in juvenile and adult disease will be examined. Using human and animal model data, new evidence will be presented to support a model of in utero fetal colonization with microbes, demonstrate a role for early life acquisition of bacteria in the development of juvenile asthma, and elucidation of a novel route of neonatal infection by maternal microbiota leading to longterm neuro-behavioral changes.

 

Patrick Seed, MD, PhD, FIDSA

Host-Microbial Interactions, Inflammation and Immunity (HMI3) Program

Professor of Pediatrics

Associate Chief Research Officer of Basic Science, Stanley Manne Children's Research Institute

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Chicago, Illinois

Host:  Dr. Laimonis Laimins

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