• Le 06 December 2022
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  • Mardi 6 décembre 2022 à 11H,

    Amphi Denis Escande, IRS-UN

Dr Maziar DIVANGAHI, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec ​​​​​​​« Tour de Macrophages in Pulmonary Infections » Invité par le Dr Jeremie Poschmann

Dr. Maziar Divangahi is a Professor of Medicine at McGill University. Dr. Divangahi is the Associate Director of the Meakins-Christie Laboratories, Co-Leader of the Respiratory Program at McGill University Health Centre, and an Associate Director of the McGill International TB Centre. He is an internationally recognized pulmonary immunologist and the overarching focus of his research program is to investigate the regulatory mechanisms involved in host resistance and disease tolerance against major pulmonary bacterial (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) and viral (influenza virus and SARS-CoV2) pathogens. He is currently investigating how to harness the power of innate immunity in vaccine via reprogramming of hematopoietic stem cells. Throughout his career, he has been aproliferative investigator publishing in outstanding journals and received numerous awards, including a CIHR New Investigator Award, FRQS Award, and the CIHR Foundation grant. His scholarly work has been recognized by election to the Royal Society of Canada. He is currently holding the Strauss Chair in Respiratory Diseases.