Immune ageing: consequences within and beyond the immune system
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The immune system is substantially modified with advancing age contrubitng to increased infection risk, reduced vaccination responses and autoimmunity. This seminar will cover some of the key changes and how these contribute to human ageing overall with some suggestions for how to overcome the age-related compromise. Professor Lord will also discuss unpublished data on the role of immune ageing in rheumatoid arthritis and whether accelerated biological ageing contributes to broader diseases susceptibility in these patients.
Date: 16 November 2020, 12:00 (Monday, 6th week, Michaelmas 2020)
Venue: Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology, Headington OX3 7FY
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Speaker: Professor Janet Lord (University of Birmingham)
Organising department: Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences (NDORMS)
Organisers: Jennifer Pope (Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology), Professor Irina Udalova (Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology)
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Host: Prof Chris Buckley (Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology)
Part of: Kennedy Institute Seminars
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Audience: Public
Editor: Jennifer Pope