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Lexie Shannon Holliday
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

University of Florida

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Role of exosomes in regulating bone remodeling and their potential for diagnosing and treating bone disease.
Audience: Adults
Description: I will provide a general introduction to exosomes/extracellular vesicles and their emerging role in intercellular communicaiton. Their role in helathy tissues and pathological states including cancer will be described. Then I will discuss our own findings in how exosomes derived from osteoclasts appear to be involved in maintaining healthy bone. Finally, I will discuss strategies for using exosomes for the treatment of bone disease.

Keywords: Biotechnology
Bone disease
Cancer
Exosome
Osteoporosis
Duration: 1 hour or less
Fee: Expenses Only
Comments: I wouldn't turn down and honorarium if it could be offered

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