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Indoleamine 2,3 dioxygenase (IDO) is a potent immunomodulatory enzyme that has recently attracted significant attention for its potential application as an inducer of immunotolerance in transplantation. We have previously demonstrated that a collagen matrix populated with IDO-expressing fibroblasts can be applied successfully in suppressing islet allogeneic(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to determine the relative cost reductions within different staffing models for continuous video-electroencephalography (cvEEG) service by introducing a template system for 10/20 lead application. METHODS We compared six staffing models using decision tree modeling based on historical service line utilization data from(More)
Upon release from keratinocytes, 14-3-3 sigma (also known as stratifin) acts on the dermal fibroblast and modulates its production of extracellular matrix proteins. Subsequent to the recent identification as a receptor responsible for stratifin-mediated matrix turnover in dermal fibroblasts, aminopeptidase N has been implicated in the regulation of(More)
Progress on child survival; Priority countries for child survival in Latin America and the Caribbean; Progress towards the other health-related Millennium Development Goals in the region; Addressing 'the ailments behind the diseases' Panels Haiti: Insufficient progress towards Millennium Development Goals 4 and 5; Mexico: On track for MDGs 4 and 5, but(More)
  • Paulina Gruszczynski, Allyson Alert, +9 authors Malak Zaalouk
  • 2007
Every year, the United Nations Children's Fund publishes The State of the World's Children, the most comprehensive and authoritative report on the world's youngest citizens. This year, the international edition of the report analyses the issues of gender equality and women's empowerment, and argues that one of the most powerful constraints to realizing(More)
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