Walter Korz

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  • Donald Wong, Walter Korz
  • 2008
The majority of current cancer therapies focus on a primary tumor approach. However, it is metastases that cause the majority of cancer deaths. The metastatic process has been shown repeatedly to be greatly influenced by chemokines such as CXCL12 [stromal cell derived factor-1 (SDF-1)] and its receptor CXCR4. The activation of this pathway has been reported(More)
BACKGROUND CXCL12/CXCR4 transactivation of epidermal growth factor family receptors in lipid raft membrane microdomains on cell surface is thought to mediate tumor growth and subsequent development of metastatic disease. CTCE-9908 is a known inhibitor of CXCR4. Herein, we tested the efficacy of CTCE-9908 in inhibiting prostate cancer cell growth, invasion,(More)
invited speaker: irene Tracey nuffield Professor anaesthetic science & director, oxford centre for fMri of Brain, nuffield department of clinical neurosciences, (head, nuffield division anaesthetics), oxford university, england, uK The ability to experience pain is old and shared across species. It confers an evolutionary advantage and provides a warning of(More)
Burn injuries have been identified as the primary cause of injury in 5% of U.S. military personnel evacuated from Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom. Severe burn-associated pain is typically treated with opioids such as fentanyl, morphine, and methadone. Side effects of opioids include respiratory depression, cardiac depression, decrease in motor(More)
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