James J. Pestka, PhD, Michigan State University

2015 Environmental Triggers Grant

"Prevention of Silica-triggered Lupus by Lipidome Modulation"

James J. Pestka PhDDr. Pestka’s project will look at whether dietary docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), an omega-3 fatty acid found in fish, may prevent the inflammation and subsequent autoimmunity caused respirable crystalline silica. Learn more about Dr. Pestka's research.