James J. Pestka, PhD, Michigan State University
2015 Environmental Triggers Grant
"Prevention of Silica-triggered Lupus by Lipidome Modulation"
Dr. 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.