Zachary M. Kiser

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Accumulating evidence indicates that the adolescent hippocampus is highly susceptible to alcohol-induced structural damage and behavioral deficits. Microglia are vitally important brain constituents needed to support and maintain proper neural function; however, alcohol's effects on microglia have only recently gained attention. The microglial response to(More)
BACKGROUND Chronic inflammation is a characteristic of sickle cell disease (SCD), and is invariably associated with vascular endothelial injury. Hydroxyurea (HU), a naturally cytotoxic chemotherapeutic agent, is the only FDA drug approved for SCD, and is therefore naturally cytotoxic. Quercetin (QCT) is a dietary flavonoid found ubiquitously in plants and(More)
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