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Vice President for Research, Prakash Nagarkatti, to present webinar on inflammation

On Friday, October 21, at 12:00 p.m., USC's Vice President for Research, Prakash Nagarkatti, will present a webinar entitled "Inflammation—Can we silence the secret killer?" Dr. Nagarkatti is an expert immunologist and his recent research focus is on cannabinoids and other AhR ligands as potential anti-inflammatory agents. This webinar is presented as part of the Society of Toxicology's Association of Scientists of Indian Origin Tox-Webinar series.

The webinar will introduce the basic mechanisms of inflammation triggered by innate and adaptive immune system. The key role of AhR ligands in suppressing inflammation and dietary compounds that act as AhR ligands will be highlighted in light of the recent developments in immunological research.

Registration is required to attend the webinar, and anyone may register free of charge here.

 

17 October 2016