Kim Zuidwijk

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Despite significant progress in the development of therapies for relapsing MS, progressive MS remains comparatively disappointing. Our objective, in this paper, is to review the current challenges in developing therapies for progressive MS and identify key priority areas for research. A collaborative was convened by volunteer and staff leaders from several(More)
Transforming growth factor-beta1 (TGF-beta1), a tumour suppressing as well as tumour-promoting cytokine, is stored as an extracellular matrix-bound latent complex. We examined TGF-beta1 activation and localisation of TGF-beta1 activity in gastric cancer. Gastric tumours showed increased stromal and epithelial total TGF-beta1 staining by(More)
BACKGROUND IgA nephropathy (IgAN) is the most common primary glomerulonephritis worldwide. Intranasal vaccination of patients with IgAN has shown mucosal and systemic IgA hyporesponsiveness. Here, we investigated whether this IgA hyporesponse in IgAN patients can be explained by reduced numbers or altered subset distribution of dendritic cells (DCs) in(More)
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