Asya Rolls, PhD
Associate Professor & HHMI-Wellcome International Scholar
Rappaport Institute for Medical Research
Technion, Israel Institute of Technology
Hosted by: Sarah Starosta & Department of Neuroscience Postdocs
Moore Auditorium, North Building and
Zoom webinar link: https://bit.ly/DoNSeminarSeries
Thoughts and emotions can impact physiology. This connection is evident by the emergence of disease following stress, or recovery in response to placebo treatment. Nevertheless, our understanding of this fundamental aspect of physiology is still very limited. In this talk, I will discuss how the brain represents the state of the immune system and how brain activity can regulate peripheral immunity in the context of bacterial infections and cancer.