Speaker Name(s): Hans-Michael Dosch, M.D., Ph.D.
Description: Obesity is a globally growing challenge to the continued extension of human lifespans. We have discovered that cellular immunity drives the progression of obesity through frank, tissue-specific autoimmunity in visceral adipose tissue. Immunotherapy can correct the problem. Hans-Michael Dosch, M.D., Ph.D. Professor of Pediatrics and Professor of Immunology, University of Toronto; The Hospital for Sick Children NMH Program