Maria M Stepaniuk

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Interleukin 6 (IL-6) is a pleiotropic cytokine that is highly expressed in response to ischemia and reperfusion. It has dichotomous roles in the heart, functioning both as an inflammatory mediator as well as a protective agent. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of IL-6 deficiency on the expression of apoptotic regulatory proteins under both(More)
A Committee of the American Thyroid Association (ATA) recently completed an up to date revision of Guidelines for the Management of Thyroid Nodules and Differentiated Thyroid Cancer [1]. The publication is voluminous with some 100 different recommendations, each of which is supported by summaries of the evidence available in the literature. This lecture(More)
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