Nicholas P. Ziats

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BACKGROUND Endothelial cells that line microvascular blood vessels have an important role in inflammation through their ability to bind and recruit circulating leucocytes. Endothelial cells from the intestines of patients with chronically inflamed Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis--the two forms of inflammatory bowel disease--display an increased(More)
While considerable evidence supports the causal relationship between increases in c-Myc (Myc) and cardiomyopathy as a part of a "fetal re-expression" pattern, the functional role of Myc in mechanisms of cardiomyopathy remains unclear. To address this, we developed a bitransgenic mouse that inducibly expresses Myc under the control of the(More)
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