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Excellence in Immunology - Dr. Francisco J. Quintana

Wednesday, December 1, 2021 12pm to 1pm

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Lecture Series Seminar:

"Role of astrocytes in CNS inflammation"

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Dr. Francisco J. Quintana, Ph.D.
Associate Scientist, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Professor of Neurology, Harvard University
Associate Member, Broad Institute and MIT

Mentor: Howard Weiner, M.D., Robert L. Kroc Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Institutes of Medicine

Department Chair: Martin Samuels M.D., Head of the Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital; Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School

Project Title: "Role of the transcription factor aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AHR) in human regulatory T cells"

Dr. Quintana’s research investigates signaling pathways that control the immune response and neurodegeneration, with the ultimate goal of identifying novel therapeutic targets and biomarkers for immune-mediated disorders.  Dr. Quintana has published over 140 peer reviewed articles and book chapters. In addition, Dr. Quintana’s research has resulted in multiple patents which have been the foundation of three companies: ImmunArray Ltd, Alma Bio Therapeutics and AnTolRx Inc. Dr. Quintana is the Director of the course Autoimmunity at Harvard Medical School.


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