Mar 06, 2014
from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM
|Where||1131 Bioinformatics Building|
|Contact Name||Fern Jeremiah|
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CGIBD Research Seminar
"Inflammatory Link between Obesity and Fatty Liver Disease"
Joan Claría, Ph.D.
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
Hospital Clínic-University of Barcelona
Dr. Joan Clària is an associate professor at the Department of Physiological Sciences (Barcelona University Medical School) and a senior consultant at the Hospital Clínic of Barcelona (Specialty in Clinical Biochemistry). Dr. Clària trained as postdoctoral fellow and visiting professor with Professor Charles N. Serhan at Harvard Institutes of Medicine in Boston, a leading scientist in the resolution of inflammation. Al present, Dr Clària has a strong interest in the study of lipid mediators implicated in the resolution of inflammation in metabolic diseases, with a special emphasis in obesity-associated liver complications.