In vertebrates, the response elicited by invading pathogens involves a sophisticated interplay of cells that constitute the innate and adaptive immune systems.
In the healthy lung the opportunistic pathogen, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, is rapidly eliminated by mucociliary clearance, a process that is dependent on the activity of the CFTR anion channel that, in concert with a number of other transport pro
The beneficial effects of infection and the ensuing inflammation on neurological disorders have previously been noted.
Although breast cancer treatment has significantly improved over the last decade, developments in the treatment of metastatic tumors lag behind, with 14 women dying of breast cancer every day.
BIERMAN'S GUEST LECTURE
Plasticity of cancer invasion, metastasis and therapy response
This presentation will focus on describing ependymal cells in disease, focusing on CSF inflammation in multiple sclerosis (MS) and how it correlates with disease progression.