Immune Defense and Our Microbiome

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In this 39 minute webinar, Dr Dan Kalish explores how the role of stress and GI health, and how secretory IgA relates to our first-line immune defence.

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This webinar recording is part of the ‘GI Expert Series’. Five webinars are being released over five weeks. Other webinars included in the series are: 

  • Bridging the Gaps in Functional Assessment of Gastrointestinal Health
  • Expansion of Visceral Adiposity: The Gut and Cardiometabolic Syndrome
  • GI360 – Extensive Assessment of the GI Microbiome
  • The Clinically Optimized GI360: Focus on Methodology

The microbiome plays a key role in the competency of our immune defence. Dr Kalish explores three key ways that the GI tract interacts with and controls the immune system, including the role of mucosal immunity, digestion, and absorption of nutrients and commensal bacteria. New research shows the severity of certain diseases correlates with dysbiotic states, and that poor microbiome balance invites more serious health outcomes. We’ll also look at the role of stress and GI health, and how secretory IgA relates to our first-line immune defence.

TOPICS COVERED:

  • Three key ways that the GI tract interacts with and controls the immune system.
  • The role of mucosal immunity, digestion, and absorption of nutrients and commensal bacteria.
  • The role of stress and GI health.
  • How secretory IgA relates to our first-line immune defence.

Presenter: Dr. Dan Kalish
Terms: This course is subject to future edits and alterations.
Notes:  Notes are not available for this course.
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