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Unraveling the Effects of Fatty Acids on Inflammation - FREE online seminar

ISSFAL - Lipids Online

This seminar, presented by Professor Philip Calder BSc(Hons), PhD, DPhil, RNutr, FRSB, FAfN (Bio), describes inflammation, its role in immune defense and how it is linked to many different health conditions. This presentation is available to listen to for free until the 19.3.21.

This presentation is available to listen to for FREE until the 19th March, then it will be moved to the Members Only section of the ISSFAL website.

  • "Unraveling the Effects of Fatty Acids on Inflammation"
  • Professor Philip Calder BSc(Hons), PhD, DPhil, RNutr, FRSB, FAfN 
           Head of Human Development & Health, Professor of Nutritional Immunology
           University of Southampton

This seminar describes inflammation, its role in immune defense and how it is linked to many different health conditions. Then the role of different fatty acids in creating an environment which favours or dampens inflammation will be described. Effects of saturated, omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids will be discussed. The importance of resolution of inflammation and how fatty acids are involved will is also covered.