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Maternal Fetal Immunology Symposium

Maternal Fetal Immunology Symposium

Cole Hall Auditorium

May 14, 2018   1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

513 Parnassus Ave, San Francisco, CA


Ana Claudia Zenclussen, PhD

Experimental Obstetrics and Gynecology

Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany

“65 years after Medawar´s theory: Mechanisms of immune adaptation to pregnancy”

Susan Fisher, PhD

“Genome-scale fluctuations in the cytotrophoblast epigenome over gestation and in placental pathologies”

Tippi MacKenzie, MD

“Fetal immune responses against the mother in preterm labor”

Tracey Woodruff, PhD, MPH

“Environment, toxic chemicals and Child Health Outcomes – What We Know and What We Can Do”

Trevor Burt, MD

“Understanding molecular determinants of human fetal immune tolerance”

Joanna Halkias, MD

“CD161 mediates prenatal immune suppression of IFNγ-producing PLZF+ T cells"

Adrian Erlebacher, MD, PHD

"Epigenetics and pregnancy”


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