Ken Okamura

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Interleukin (IL)-10 is a potent regulatory cytokine that decreases inflammatory responses. This study investigated whether IL-10 levels in the airway are decreased in chronic airway inflammation associated with asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Sputum was obtained from 12 healthy nonsmokers, 10 healthy smokers, 16 asthmatic patients(More)
  • Matthew Hoelle, M Udara Peiris, Oliver Bush, Martin Jensen, Nikolas Kokonas, Ken Okamura +3 others
  • 2013
1 We have had very helpful conversations with Pablo Beker, Herakles Polemarchakis and Dimitrios Tsomocos, which have greatly improved the paper. We would also like to thank Abstract Since 2007 there have been increasing calls to abandon a regime of Stabilizing Inflation (SI) in favor of Nominal GDP (NGDP) targeting. One argument in favor of NGDP targeting(More)
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