Dr. Kelsey Jones
University of Oxford, UK
Malnutrition and diarrhea: a case for treating the immune system
10 am, Wednesday, 2/5/20, 132 Hill Pavilion, Penn Vet
380 South University Ave
Brief Bio: Kelsey Jones is a Pediatric Gastroenterologist with a particular interest in malnutrition and diarrheal diseases in resource-limited settings. He did a PhD with Jay Berkley at the KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme in Kenya, trialing novel immune-targeting therapeutic approaches with severely malnourished children. He is now based at the University of Oxford, UK, working with Fiona Powrie and Kevin Maloy to understand the interaction between malnutrition and intestinal inflammation.