Dongsheng Cai, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor
Department of Molecular Pharmacology
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

 

Title: Hypothalamic Inflammation in Metabolic Syndrome and aging.

The talk will address an NF-kB-dependent inflammatory reaction in the hypothalamus in conditions of overnutrition and aging, the upstream mediators and downstream cellular changes, and their mechanistic roles in linking these conditions to physiological consequences and diseases.