William Parker Lab

WHAT WE DO:

Study pathological inflammation in western civilization and how it can be reduced

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About Us

At the William Parker Lab, we look at the human immune system and how modern Western society has had a negative effect on our overall health. We are looking for ways to reduce the inflammation that is very much prevalent in Western societies.  

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Visit our site, Immunity’s Forge, where you can learn more about the immune system in Western society and donate to help us move forward with more research.

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Disclaimer

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