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

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.