Seminar: Planetary health and burden of lifestyle disease - can we learn from Nature?

  • Date:
  • Location: Zoom
  • Lecturer: Peter Stenvinkel, senior lecturer at Karolinska University Hospital and Professor of Nephrology at Karolinska Institutet
  • Contact person: Maria Eriksson Svensson
  • Seminarium

Among species living in extreme environments ingenious solutions that developed during evolution may contain clues for how man could resist the effects of a changing climate on our health. The evolutionary conserved transcription factor Nrf2 play a role for survival in extreme environments and nutritional Nrf2 activation protect animals from heat stress, pollution and pesticides.