Laura C. Hooper

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Toll-like receptor 3 (TLR-3) and TLR-9 gene expression and interleukin 6 (IL-6) secretion were studied in corneal cells with components of herpes simplex virus (HSV). Human corneal epithelial cells(More)
Retinal vasculitis is a major component of ocular inflammation that plays a role in retinal tissue damage in patients with idiopathic uveitis and Behçet's disease. Here we show that type 1(More)
Mouse hepatitis virus induces a biphasic disease in BALB/c mice that consists of an acute retinitis followed by progression to a chronic retinal degeneration with autoimmune reactivity. Retinal(More)
The role of PMNs (neutrophils) in corneal herpes was studied using an in vitro system. Human corneal cells (HCE) and macrophages (THP-1) infected with HSV-1 or treated with virus components (DNA or(More)