Maria Balda, Professor of Cell Biology, Institute of Ophthalmology, University College London

2:15pm - 3:15pm / Friday 17th May 2019 / Venue: William Henry Duncan Apex Building
Type: Seminar / Category: Research / Series: Institute of Ageing & Chronic Disease seminar series
  • 0151 794 9003
  • Suitable for: Staff and students
  • Admission: Free to staff and students
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‘Towards understanding cell-cell adhesion in ocular health and disease.’
My fascination has been to understand how cell-cell adhesion complexes regulate epithelial and endothelial cell functions.
I will talk about recent work on how manipulating tight junction proteins can be used to understand disease and identify potential targets for the development of novel therapies for inflammatory, fibrotic and degenerative eye diseases.