Heechan Kang

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With 7.6 million deaths globally, cancer according to the World Health Organisation is still one of the leading causes of death worldwide. Interleukin 17 (IL-17) is a cytokine produced by Th17 cells, a T helper cell subset developed from an activated CD4+ T-cell. Whilst the importance of IL-17 in human autoimmune disease, inflammation, and pathogen defence(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to investigate the characteristics of the risk factors for anorexia nervosa (AN) in Korean women. METHOD Two sets of case-control comparisons were conducted, in which 52 women with lifetime AN from Seoul, S. Korea, were compared with 108 Korean healthy controls and also with 42 women with lifetime AN from the UK in(More)
This essay develops a new method to diagnose inconsistency in dichotomous choice contingent valuation with follow-up questions: in particular, downward bias in the mean WTP. It is shown that the previous methods aimed to explain this inconsistency in responses have ignored statistical inconsistency: non-perfect correlation between the initial and follow-up(More)
Renal transplantation remains the best treatment option for patients with end-stage renal failure. However, the shortage of renal grafts remains a big challenge. Renal graft ischemic injuries that occur before and after graft retrieval have a devastating effect on graft survival, especially on grafts from marginal donors. This study was conducted to assess(More)
A camera based remote operating system of a 6×6 unmanned military robot vehicle has been developed for indoor test environment. The system consists of an operator console, a 6-axis motion platform (driving simulator), a 3-axis camera stabilizer, a real-time model for the unmanned military robot vehicle, and virtual environment for a bump course. In(More)
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