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Your Innate Immune System

Season #3

The Innate Immune System is the body’s first line of defense against infection. Discover its essential role in protecting our bodies!

Tune in to hear Dr. Kara Wada discuss the intricacies of the Innate Immune System. Get a deeper understanding of how it recognizes pathogens, fights infections, and triggers the adaptive immune response.

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04:44 Our basic defense against infection
07:08 How does the innate immune system recognize microbes and damaged cells?
08:44 PAMPS: Pathogen associated molecular patterns
09:27 DAMPS: Damage associated molecular patterns

12:46 How do the different parts of the innate immune system function to combat different types of microbes?
13:56 Receptors in our innate immune system
14:13 TLR: Toll-like receptors
18:29 NLR: NOD-like receptors
21:55 RLR: rig-like receptors

22:52 Different types of white blood cells
23:10 Phagocytes
27:01 Dendritic Cells
28:05 Mast Cells
29:32 Innate Lymphoid Cells
30:22 Natural Killer Cells

31:11 Complement system
31:51 Three functions of the complement system
31:56 The alternative pathway
32:11 The classical pathway
32:39 The lectin pathway

35:25 Coming up next week: Your Adaptive Immune System

ABOUT DR KARA WADA
Quadruple board-certified pediatric and adult allergy immunology & lifestyle medicine physician, Sjogren’s patient and life coach shares her recipe for success combining anti-inflammatory lifestyle, trusting therapeutic relationships, modern medicine & our minds to harness our body’s ability to heal.

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