Tola A. Faraj
Teaching is a lifelong process where you learn new strategies, new ideas, and new philosophies. I aim to bring an open mind, a positive attitude, and high expectations for the classes each day.
Lecturer at the College of Medicine-HMU/Head of Media and Communication at the College of Medicine
Immunology, Inflammation, Obesity, Diabetes, and Atherosclerosis
Undergraduate Research Project at Medical Analysis Department
> Faraj TA, Stover C and Erridge C (2019) Dietary Toll-Like Receptor Stimulants Promote Hepatic Inflammation and Impair Reverse Cholesterol Transport in Mice via Macrophage-Dependent Interleukin-1Production. Front. Immunol. 10:1404. doi:10.3389/fimmu.2019.01404
> Hossain MJ, Morandi E, Tanasescu R, Frakich N, Caldano M, Onion D, Faraj TA, Erridge C and Gran B (2018) The Soluble Form of Toll-Like Receptor 2 Is Elevated in Serum of Multiple Sclerosis Patients: A Novel Potential Disease Biomarker.Front. Immunol. 9:457. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2018.00457
> Faraj, TA. McLaughlin, CL. Erridge, C. (2017). Host defences against metabolic endotoxemia and their impact on lipopolysaccharide detection. International Reviews of Immunology.
Herieka, M. Faraj, TA. and Erridge, C. (2016). Reduced dietary intake of pro-inflammatory Toll-like receptor stimulants favourably modifies markers of cardiometabolic risk in healthy men. Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases. 26 (3), 194-200. (Co-first author)
> The 32nd ECTRIMS Congress 2016, e-poster, in the United Kingdom, September 14th-17th 2016. Collaboration with Nottingham University participated with entitled abstract ‘The role of toll-like receptor 2 in mediating infection and inflammation in multiple sclerosis’.
> The 84th European Atherosclerosis Society Congress (EAS 2016) in Austria from 29th of May to 01st of June 2016 in the Vascular Biology session: Macrophages, Inflammation, and Immunity. Participated with entitled abstract ‘Reduced dietary intake of TLR2 and TLR4 stimulants favourably modifies lipid and inflammatory markers of cardiometabolic risk in healthy men’.
> The 5th Tykeson Fellows Meeting (Hosted by National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS 2015), At Fort Worth, Texas, USA, November 4th-7th 2015. Collaboration with Nottingham University participated with entitled abstract ‘Role of toll-like receptor 2 in mediating infection and inflammation in multiple sclerosis’.
>The British Society for Cardiovascular Research / the British Atherosclerosis Society (BSCR/BAS 2015) Joint Spring Meeting (Manchester Central, Manchester, United Kingdom, 8th-9th June 2015). New frontiers in Cardiovascular Science. (Attended)
.Immunology and Clinical Immunology