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Friday, January 11 • 10:00am - 11:00am
Frontier Science: Oral health and what it does to the rest of the body (424)

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The mouth is home to 500-1000 different types of bacteria: the response to these bacteria can cause inflammation in the mouth. Recently we have found that this inflammation can also affect the rest of the body by changing how immune cells work, affecting other inflammatory conditions of joints and organs.

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Melissa Grant

Senior Lecturer in Biological Sciences, University of Birmingham
Melissa Grant is a senior lecturer in biological sciences within the School of Dentistry in the Institute of Clinical Sciences. Uniquely situated in both the School of Dentistry and the School of Biosciences she has interdisciplinary collaborations with both scientists and clinicians... Read More →

Friday January 11, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am GMT
Aston Webb WG5
  Frontier Science, Biology