Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Cross-talk between lung natural killer cells and dendritic cells in COPD|
Christine M Basmajian
||Ann Arbor, MI
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||Clinical Science R&D
|| January 2017 -
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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the 3rd leading cause of death in the United States, yet there are no current therapeutic treatments to halt disease progression. Airway inflammation and parenchymal destruction are central to the pathogenesis of COPD. Numerous inflammatory cell types have been implicated in COPD but an understanding of how these cell types contribute to lung destruction is lacking. Natural killer cells (NKs), an important component of the innate immune system, are...
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