The hunger games: Lessons learned from worms and bugs
Friday, September 29, 2017
Kirkwood Regional Center at the University of Iowa on Oakdale Campus, 2301 Oakdale Blvd, Coralville, Iowa
5:30 PM - Registration and Hors D'oeurves Reception 6:00 PM - Program begins Open to the public, highly recommend to RSVP here Find on events calendar
A.J. Marian Walhout, PhD The Maroun Semaan Chair in Biomedical Research Co-Director, Program in Systems Biology Professor, Program in Molecular Medicine University of Massachusetts Medical School
This presentation will discuss Dr. Walhout's research on how diet alters gut bacteria, and the recently discovered networks by which gut bacteria affect therapeutic response to drugs. These findings offer opportunities for personalized medicine to prevent and treat a variety of both rare and common human disease.