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Medicine Grand Rounds
11/14/2017 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
Samis Education Center, Rainbolt Family Auditorium (map)


What a Difference a Year can Make:  12 Months of Osteoarthritis Research Progress

Matlock Jeffries, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine/Rheumatology-Immunology-Allergy

Learning Objectives:
Upon completion of this session, participants will improve their competence and performance by being able to:  Recognize the burden and cost of osteoarthritis in the United States.  Outline epigenetic changes that occur both in joint tissues and in peripheral blood cells.  Describe the associations of a cartilage tissue microbiome and the presence and severity of OA.  Describe the role of the gut microbiome in cartilage regeneration in mice.  Outline next-generation epigenetic editing approaches for the treatment of osteoarthritis.



For further information contact:
Brenda Wilkerson
271-6651 ext. 54374