Cardiovascular seminar series: Macrophages and TLRs at the heart of inflammation-related pathologies

Research Updates

At the most recent Heart Research Institute/Charles Perkins Centre Cardiovascular Seminar, guest speaker Professor Matt Sweet, Director of the Centre for Inflammation and Disease Research and Deputy Head of the Division of Cell Biology and Molecular Medicine at the Institute for Molecular Bioscience at The University of Queensland presented a stimulating talk entitled ‘Blame it on innate immunity: macrophages and toll-like receptors (TLRs) at the heart of inflammation-related pathologies’ to an interested audience of scientists, researchers and students.

Professor Sweet discussed some of his recent work on the role of TLR pathways in inflammation and host defence, which have been shown to play a role in the development of cardiovascular disease as well as to be indicators of poor patient outcomes.

The monthly seminar series is hosted at the Charles Perkins Centre, The University of Sydney, and live-streamed to the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute.

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