Michael J. Merritt

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The ability of sera from patients with SLE and similar connective tissue diseases to induce dysfunction of the receptor for DNA was studied. All SLE and MCTD sera studied resulted in marked inhibition of DNA receptor binding. Furthermore, the sera from a subgroup of patients with other rheumatic diseases and a surprisingly high percentage of asymptomatic(More)
Intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) is a state-of-the-art technique for administering radiation to cancer patients. The goal of a treatment is to deliver a prescribed amount of radiation to the tumor, while limiting the amount absorbed by the surrounding healthy and critical organs. Planning an IMRT treatment requires determining fluence maps, each(More)
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