The Chair, Department of Immunology and Molecular Biology invites you to be part of Prof. Christina Lancioni’s Immunology talk scheduled for August 8th 2023.
Below are the details and zoom link for this event
Dr. Christina Lancioni is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, Oregon, USA. Dr. Lancioni received her medical education at the University of Pennsylvania, completed her Pediatric Residency at Children's National Medical Center in Washington DC., and her training in Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Case Western Reserve University. She is a physician-scientist, providing clinical care to children hospitalized with severe infectious diseases, as well as the principal investigator of a NIH-funded translational immunology laboratory. Her current research focuses on the intersections between early life immunity and vulnerability to infectious diseases, specifically Tuberculosis, as well as the role of nutrition in shaping pediatric immunity. Dr.
Lancioni has collaborated for over 15 years with Ugandan-based investigators on studies focusing on the immunobiology of Tuberculosis, as well as several recent studies focusing on identifying determinants of survival for infants hospitalized during the first 2 months of life.
Title: Interactions between Nutrition, environmental exposures, and Immunity in early life and their consequences for child health.
Date: Tuesday, 8th August 2023
Time: 8:00 am-10:00 am
Venue: Mak-CHS Microbiology laboratory Lecture room and online
Speaker: Prof. Christina Lancioni, MD
Attendance: Undergraduate and postgraduate students, clinicians, researchers
Chair: Dr.Obondo J.Sande, PhD