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Chronic infection is the underlying cause of many illnesses, including heart and vascular disease, obesity, diabetes and multiple sclerosis. In order to develop new therapeutic strategies against these diseases, detailed knowledge of the pathophysiological mechanisms underlying the infection response is needed. Tom Seijkens is looking at the role of hematopoietic stem cells in the origin of infections, particularly atherosclerosis (calcium thickening of artery walls).

Event details of The mechanism of infection responses
Date 23 May 2014
Time 14:00
Location Agnietenkapel

T.T.P. Seijkens, From Hematopoietic Stem and Progenitor Cells to Mature Immune Cells in Inflammatory Diseases.


Prof. E. Lutgens

Prof. dr. M.P.J. de Winther


Oudezijds Voorburgwal 229 - 231
1012 EZ Amsterdam


This event is open to the public.