RSA 2004: combined basic research satellite symposium - session two: toll-like receptors and organ damage
Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology
Medical Subject Headings
Animals; Ethanol; Humans; Liver; Liver Diseases, Alcoholic; Macrophage Activation; Oxidative Stress; Toll-Like Receptor 2; Toll-Like Receptor 4; Toll-Like Receptors
This article summarizes the proceedings of the RSA 2004 Combined Basic Research Satellite Meeting convened at the Westin Bayshore Resort and Marina, Vancouver, BC. The session "Toll-like receptors and organ damage" featured three speakers and was chaired by Drs. Steve Nelson and Craig McClain. The presentations were 1) Toll-like receptor mediated macrophage activation-modulation by acute alcohol administration in mice by Stephen Pruett, 2) Alcoholic liver disease: Crossroads of TLRs and oxidative stress by Gavin Arteel, and 3) The role of TLR2 and TLR4-mediated signals in liver injury by Gyongyi Szabo.
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Citation: Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2005 Sep;29(9):1744-8.