Joep Grootjans

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BACKGROUND AND STUDY AIMS Small intestinal ischemia-reperfusion (IR) is a frequent, potentially life threatening phenomenon. There is a lack of non-invasive diagnostic modalities. For many intestinal diseases, visualizing the intestinal mucosa using endoscopy is gold standard. However, limited knowledge exists on small intestinal IR-induced, early mucosal(More)
ON THE COVER Calderon et al. show that the pancreas has the unique feature of having macrophages from different lineages in distinct anatomical sites. The cover image illustrates that pancreatic islet macrophages derive from defi nitive hematopoiesis (orange), whereas stromal macrophages are of mixed origin, deriving from both defi nitive (orange) and(More)
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