Controlling Inflammation: The Neurotrophic Anti-inflammatory Pathway in Chagas Heart Disease.

Salvador, Ryan.
2015

Abstract: Trypanosoma cruzi is an obligate intracellular parasite that causes incurable Chagas disease that affects millions of people worldwide. In acute infection, T cruzi grows abundantly throughout the body, triggering severe inflammatory responses in most organs, including the nervous system and heart. Infected hearts display focal inflammatory infiltrates and fibrosis that lead to histologic... read more

Subjects
Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences. Department of Immunology.
Permanent URL
http://hdl.handle.net/10427/011068
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