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CEMinar: Chris Cotsapas

'Why are 80% of Autoimmune Disease Diagnoses in Women?'

As a group, the 80-odd autoimmune diseases exhibit marked bias in incidence, prevalence and disease course in men and women. We do not understand this disparity, which has changed over time and which is largely ignored. In this talk, I will review what data currently exist in humans, and outline a strategy based on human genetics, genomics, and immunology to uncover the biology underlying this dramatic difference between men and women.

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Events Details

Thursday, December 5, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Price: Free
Location:
Life Sciences C, Room 202