Webinar #2 of 8 in the Pharmacology Update Series
Inflammation & Antioxidants: New and Old Drugs Plus the Use of Antioxidants in Inflammation
| Original Air Date: January 16, 2014
In a fascinating review of current research, Dr. Novack discusses the oxidant/antioxidant balance necessary in the balance of inflammation and immune competence. This webinar includes a review of anti-inflammatories and their inherent concerns and appropriate usage. He also discusses important new research on the action of plan components in turning on antioxidant cellular responses.
Approved for 1.75 Pharmacy Credit Hours by the Oregon Board of Naturopathic Medicine
Jeffrey Novack Ph.D.
Jeffrey Novack earned his Ph.D. in pharmacology from the University of Washington School of Medicine (Department of Pharmacology) in signal transduction. He did post-doctoral research in immunology and tyrosine kinase signaling at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center and later taught pharmacology, immunology, infectious disease, and pathology at the medical school level for 13 years.
Dr. Novack is currently on the faculty at Pacific Northwest University where he teaches immunology, portions of pathology, and pharmacology. He has done research on the effects of PSK on immune function in mice and humans and is interested in the effect of natural products on the innate and adaptive immunity and on inflammation.