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BACKGROUND The immune system behaves like a complex, dynamic network with interacting elements including leukocytes, cytokines, and chemokines. While the immune system is broadly distributed, leukocytes must communicate effectively to respond to a pathological challenge. The Basic Immune Simulator 2010 contains agents representing leukocytes and tissue(More)
We have characterized the immune system involvement in the disease processes of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis in novel ways. To do so, we analyzed lung tissue from 21 cases of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and 21 (non-fibrotic, non-cancerous) controls for immune cell and inflammation-related markers. The immunohistochemical analysis of the tissue was(More)
  • Edward Elger, Alma Mater, +29 authors Lindsay Brunkenhoefer
  • 2003
th Leg. 2d C.S.) was to address the teacher recruitment and retention issues present in Texas schools. Included in the bill were programs targeting teacher education, tutorial programs to reduce academic failures, and changes in school funding. The bill also called for the development of an Alternative Certification Program different from the Traditional(More)
OBJECTIVES To investigate the attitudes of students entering medical school toward the confidentiality of computerized medical records. DESIGN First-year medical students at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine responded to a series of questions about a hypothetic breach of patient's privacy through a computerized patient record system. (More)
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