Jill Kramer, DDS, PhD, to visit WMed in October for Seminars in Investigative Medicine

Jill Kramer, DDS, PhD
Jill Kramer, DDS, PhD

The medical school will welcome Jill Kramer, DDS, PhD, in October as the featured speaker for Seminars in Investigative Medicine.

Dr. Kramer’s presentation, “Understanding TLR7-mediated B cell activation in primary Sjögren’s disease tolerance,” is scheduled for noon to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, October 18, 2023, at the W.E. Upjohn M.D. Campus in downtown Kalamazoo.

The event is free and CE and MEDU credit is available. For more information about CE credit, please go to https://bit.ly/3EVqrRo.

Dr. Kramer earned her DDS and PhD degrees from the University at Buffalo, State University of New York (UB). She is an associate professor at UB in the Department of Oral Biology in the School of Dental Medicine. She is also a Diplomate in the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology.

Dr. Kramer directs an NIH-funded research program focused on understanding chronic inflammation in the context of Sjögren’s disease. She has authored multiple peer-reviewed publications in the areas of Sjögren’s disease and oral pathology.

Seminars in Investigative Medicine is a research seminar series at WMed aimed at bringing together the community of investigators both within – and outside — the medical school.