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The hidden link between inflammation and disease

October 16th @ 1:00 pm - 1:50 pm

Among the potential drivers of disease, the puzzling role of inflammation has captivated scientists. While acute inflammation is beneficial in protecting our immune systems, chronic inflammation has been linked to an array of autoimmune and chronic illnesses, including heart disease, cancer, Alzheimer’s, and arthritis. Our expert panel will explore these connections and discuss ways to decrease inflammation through lifestyle changes and treatment. 

Register for free to submit your questions.   

An on-demand video will be posted after the event. 


Alessio Fasano, Professor of Pediatrics, HMS; Professor of Nutrition, HSPH; Director of the Mucosal Immunology and Biology Research Center at Massachusetts General Hospital 

Rupa Marya, Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco; Founder and Executive Director of the Deep Medicine Circle

Shilpa Ravella, Assistant Professor of Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center; Author, “A Silent Fire: The Story of Inflammation, Diet, and Disease” 

Brittany Weber, Director, Cardio-Rheumatology Clinic; Associate Physician, Prevention Cardiology and Cardiovascular Imaging, Brigham and Women’s Hospital 


Richard Sima, Brain Matters Columnist, The Washington Post


Date: October 16th
Time: 1:00 pm - 1:50 pm
Calendars: Public Events, School-wide Events, University-wide Events


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