Shruti Naik: Inflammation, Memory, Epigenetics, Skin Health, Stem Cells, Tissue Repair & Cancer
Updated: Aug 4
About the Guest: Shruti Naik, PhD is an assistant professor of pathology & medicine at the NYU Langone. Her lab studies the interactions between immune cells, epithelial cells, and microbes in barrier tissues that interface with the environment (e.g. skin, lungs & gut).
Episode Summary: Nick talks to Dr. Shruti Naik discuss: inflammatory memory; how cells store memories of inflammation epigenetically; how skin cell regenerate and repair tissue damage; stem cell biology; cancer, and more.