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24 May Abstract by Dr. Andrea Loewendorf accepted for poster presentation at the International Federation of Placenta Associations (IFPA) 2017 conference in Manchester, UK

 Title: Understanding the Immune Microenvironment at the Uteroplacental Interface. OBJECTIVES In human pregnancy, the baby is 50% non-self, but is not rejected as an allogeneic organ transplant would be. The local interaction site between mother and baby is the uteroplacental interface (UPI), where maternal decidua develops between the...

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07 Apr The Science Behind Your Mind

The Science Behind Your Mind Dr. Harrington joined HMRI and established the Molecular Neurology Program in 1998.  He studies how the cerebrospinal fluid composition explains the intermittent disorder of migraine and the progressive neurodegeneration of Alzheimer's disease.  He also studies molecules that are transported to/from the...

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03 Apr Therapeutic Hypothermia Reduces the Inflammatory Response Following Ischemia/Reperfusion Injury in Rat Hearts

Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28338422 Therapeutic Hypothermia Reduces the Inflammatory Response Following Ischemia/Reperfusion Injury in Rat Hearts Shi J1,2, Dai W1,2, Kloner RA1,2. Author information Abstract Therapeutic hypothermia (TH) is known to protect against ischemia/reperfusion (I/R) injury. One mechanism of I/R injury includes secondary injury due to the inflammatory cascade. We hypothesized that...

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