Episode #165: Rob Abbott, MD - Beyond Mast Cells: Immune System Flexibility

In this episode you will learn:

  • Why Dr. Abbott thinks a big part of chronic infection is an inflexible immune system
  • A look at the roles of IGM and IGG
  • Mast cell’s role in the immune system

Meet this week’s guest: Dr. Rob Abbott

Rob Abbott is a first year family medicine resident at the Virginia Commonwealth University in Front Royal, Virginia. He graduated from the University of Virginia School of Medicine in 2017. He approaches medicine from an evolutionary and functional perspective and practices what he calls “spiritually focused and evolutionarily informed functional medicine.”

Anitbodies

Structure of some of the different type of antibodies

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Cells

A summary of the different immune cells and their function.

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Primer

A brief review of the immune system.

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Web Links:

Dr. Abbott’s Website
A Medicinal Mind – Dr. Abbott’s Podcast


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