Michele A. Prociuk

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Canine models have many advantages for evaluating therapy of human central nervous system (CNS) diseases. In contrast to nonhuman primate models, naturally occurring canine CNS diseases are common. In contrast to murine models, the dog's lifespan is long, its brain is large and the diseases affecting it commonly have the same molecular, pathological and(More)
Objective—Our study tested the hypothesis that the mitogenic effect of oxidized low-density lipoprotein (oxLDL) on vascular cells may be further enhanced by the presence of cytokines and growth factors known to be present in the atherosclerotic environment. Methods and Results—Quiescent fibroblasts and vascular smooth muscle cells were treated with 10 or 50(More)
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