Hemal Patel

Joanne DiFrancisco-Donoghue1
Stefania Pirrotta1
1Joanne DiFrancisco-Donoghue
1Stefania Pirrotta
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MiR-155 regulates numerous aspects of innate and adaptive immune function. This miR is induced in response to Toll-like receptor ligands, cytokines, and microbial infection. We have previously shown that miR-155 is induced in monocytes/macrophages infected with Francisella tularensis and suppresses expression of the inositol phosphatase SHIP to enhance(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine whether haptic (touch and proprioception) cues from touching a moving handrail while walking can ameliorate the gait symptoms of Parkinson disease (PD), such as slowness and small stride length. DESIGN Nonrandomized, controlled before-after trial. SETTING Physical therapy clinic. PARTICIPANTS People with PD (n=16) and healthy(More)
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