24th Annual Harvard Nutrition and Obesity Symposium

Adiposity, Immunity, and Inflammation:
Interrelationships in Health and Disease

Date: JUNE 07, 2023
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Time Presentation/Presenter Video
08:30-08:45am Introduction
Steven Grinspoon, MD, Harvard Medical School, NORCH Director
08:45-09:30am George L. Blackburn Keynote Lecture:Diet, Lipids, and Immunity
Lydia Lynch, PhD,Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Session I: Deciphering Adipose-Immune Crosstalk
Moderator: Gӧkhan Hotamisligil, MD, PhD, and Laura den Hartigh, PhD
09:30-10:00am Immune Memory to Metabolic Cycling
Alyssa Hasty, PhD, Vanderbilt University
10:00-10:30am Neuroimmunometabolism
Ana Domingos, PhD, University of Oxford
10:30-11:00am Immunometabolic Checkpoints of Aging
Vishwa Deep Dixit, DVM, PhD, Yale University School of Medicine
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11:00-11:15am Questions
11:30-12:00pm Organelle Dysfunction and Metaflammation in Obesity
Gӧkhan Hotamisligil, MD, PhD,Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
12:00-12:30pm Reprogramming of bone marrow myelopoiesis
by β-glucan rescues the immune-metabolic impairments in obesity

Frederick Sheedy, PhD, Trinity College Dublin
12:30-12:45pm Questions
Session II: Inflammation and Immune Activation in Comorbidities of Obesity
Moderator: Caroline Apovian, MD and Furkan Burak, MD
01:30-02:00pm Obesity and Asthma
Anne E. Dixon, BM, BCh, University of Vermont
02:00-02:30pm Metabolic Dysfunction, Inflammation, and Cognitive Health
Tina Brinkley, PhD, Wake Forest University School of Medicine
02:30-02:45pm Questions
03:00-03:30pm Conspiracy of Co-morbidities: Meta-Inflammation and HFpEF
Joseph Hill, MD, PhD, UT Southwestern Medical Center
03:30-04:00pm Immunomodulatory Treatment Approaches to Obesity Comorbidities
Marc Donath, MD, University Hospital Basel
04:00-04:30pm Questions
04:30-04:45pm Closing

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