Specific monocyte subsets correlate with cardiovascular comorbidities and atherosclerosis. The work by Jackie Golden demonstrated these cells increase in psoriasis patients , have upregulated integrins and specific adhesion molecules compared to monocytes from non-psoriatic individuals.WATCH VIDEO >>
The project examined the counterintuitive development of psoriasis in rheumatoid arthritis patients following inhibition of the IL-6 cytokine pathway. Although IL-6 is believed to be a major contributing pathway to induction of psoriasis, inhibition of this cytokine signal can lead to worsening disease as well as new onset in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Inhibition of IL-6 receptors may trigger the Th-17-derived cytokine IL-17 and exacerbate psoriasis.WATCH VIDEO >>
Dr. Josh Arbesman discuss the focus of his melanoma research and development as a young investigator.WATCH VIDEO >>
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