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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.

FAB RESEARCH COMMENT:

This presentation part of the new monthly webinar series 'Lipids Online' - organised by the International Society for the Study of Fatty Acids and Lipids (ISSFAL).

Each webinar is available for FREE on the ISSFAL website live, and remains freely accessible for one month. After this period, presentations will be moved to the Members Only section of the ISSFAL website.

To see the full list of ISSFAL webinars from this series to date - and to regster for monthly webinars upcoming

For more information on the work of Professor Philip Calder, who is one of the world's leading experts on the role of nutrition - and fatty acids in particular - on the immune system, see also

NEWS 

An international research team, including Professor Philip Calder from the University of Southampton, has published a new report advising how the public can support their immune system and give it the best chance of fighting the coronavirus.

Trials in older people have also shown that responses to vaccination are better after actions are taken to improve nutrition.




  • "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.