Defense from the Inside Out Webinar Recording: How Gut Health Affects Immunity



About this Talk

What you can do beyond social distancing and handwashing to protect your immune system

  • Meet the various immune system invaders 👿
  • Learn how the immune system works (with emojis 😎)
  • Discover the gut's crucial role in immunity 😷
  • Find out how you can protect yourself by improving your gut health 👍

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About the Speaker

Entrepreneur and biochemist Erika Ebbel Angle, PhD has dedicated her life to studying the gut. She received her Ph.D. in Biochemistry in 2012 from Boston University School of Medicine and holds a B.S. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Erika is also the CEO and co-founder of Ixcela, the Internal Fitness™ Company.


Erika is a member of the MIT visiting committee for the Dean of Undergraduate Education and is an Advisory Board member for the Ron Burton Training Village. She is also a STEM speaker for the U.S. Speaker Program at the U.S. Department of State.


In 2018 Erika was awarded the Young Alumni award by Boston University. In 2017 she was the recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Award from Boston University School of Medicine Division of Graduate Medical Sciences. In 2014 the Boston Business Journal selected her as one of the 40 Under 40 business and civic leaders who are making a major impact in their respective fields in the Boston area.


Erika is also a former Miss Massachusetts who used her platform to encourage students to pursue STEM careers and scientific discovery.


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