Mapping human immune responses to Ebola virus infection provides insight into viral pathogenesis
Date: June 07, 2021
Time: 3 PM CET
This webinar will describe the cellular immune landscape that occurs following Ebola virus infection and will correlate these findings with key features of Ebola virus disease. Attendees will learn about Ebola virus induced T cell activation, B cell expansion and monocyte redistribution as well as alterations in dendritic cells that could be clues as to why Ebola virus disease is so severe.
Speaker: Anita McElray
Dr. McElroy is a pediatric infectious disease physician with a research interest in hemorrhagic fever viruses. She holds an appointment as an Assistant Professor in the School of Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh. She is a member of the University of Pittsburgh Center for Vaccine Research. She provides clinical care at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. Her lab focuses on the mechanisms by which hemorrhagic fever viruses cause disease.