Steven P. Lamontagne

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BACKGROUND Cigarette smoking is associated with increased cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in the general population, but the effect of smoking on these outcomes in the dialysis population is less well studied. STUDY DESIGN Systematic review and meta-analysis of cohort studies. SETTING & POPULATION Adults treated with long-term hemodialysis or(More)
Recombinant heat shock fusion proteins (Hsfp) injected into mice without added adjuvants can stimulate production of CD8 cytolytic T cells. Because initiation of productive immune responses generally requires dendritic cell (DC) activation, the question arises as to whether the Hsfp can activate DC independently of contaminating LPS. Using microarray(More)
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