AIRIG 2021



Center for Translational Research and Education, Loyola University


Annual Meeting of the Alcohol and Immunology Research Interest Group (AIRIG)

Alcohol & Tissue Injury/Organ Function

Friday November 19, 2021, 9 am – 5 pm (Central Time)

Loyola University Chicago Health Sciences Campus, Maywood, IL

 

Invited Speakers (confirmed)

  • Lisa A. Brenner, PhD, ABPP, University of Colorado Denver, “Inflammation and the Microbiome: Implications for TBI and co-occurring psychiatric conditions”
  • Michael Koval, PhD, Emory University, “Broken barriers: the effects of alcohol on the lung epithelium”
  • Mariann R. Piano, RN, PhD, FAAN, FAHA, Vanderbilt University, “Binge drinking and young adults: A dangerous combination”
  • Liz P. Simon, PhD, LSU Health Sciences Center, “Alcohol-mediated metabolic dysregulation: epigenomic adaptations”
  • Jeffrey B. Travers, MD, PhD, FAAD, Wright State University, “The Platelet-activating Factor system and microvesicle particles as effectors for intoxicated thermal burn injury pathology”
  • H. Joe Wang, PhD, NIAAA “A conversation on alcohol-immune research and training”

Additional short talks will be selected from abstracts submitted to AIRIG.

AIRIG travel awards will be available for trainees, junior faculty and minority scientists.

Abstracts/travel award application must be received by Tuesday August 17, 2021. For more details, see: https://ssom.luc.edu/arp/


For more information:

Elizabeth J. Kovacs, PhD (elizabeth.kovacs@cuanschutz.edu)

Mashkoor A. Choudhry, PhD (mchoudhry@luc.edu)

 


 

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