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    • AN EPIDEMIOLOGIC ANALYSIS OF SARCOIDOSIS IN NORTH CAROLINA 

      Wambui, David (East Carolina University, 2021-12-15)
      Sarcoidosis is a rare, complex inflammatory chronic condition that commonly affects the lymphatic system and the lungs. The clinical course of sarcoidosis can vary from acute to progressively chronic conditions including ...
    • Expression of microRNA in Alveolar Macrophages Deficient in PPARy 

      McPeek, Matthew (East Carolina University, 2014)
      The nuclear transcription factor Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma (PPARgamma) is a negative regulator of macrophage activation and inflammatory mediators. Alveolar macrophages of healthy individuals ...
    • Gene-environment interactions in sarcoidosis 

      Culver, Daniel A.; Newman, Lee S.; Kavuru, Mani S. (East Carolina University, 2007-05)
      Susceptibility to most human diseases is polygenic, with complex interactions between functional polymorphisms of single genes governing disease incidence, phenotype, or both. In this context, the contribution of any ...
    • Review: Carbon Nanotubes and Chronic Granulomatous Disease 

      Barna, Barbara P.; Judson, Marc A.; Thomassen, Mary Jane (2014-06-23)
      Use of nanomaterials in manufactured consumer products is a rapidly expanding industry and potential toxicities are just beginning to be explored. Combustion-generated multiwall carbon nanotubes (MWCNT) or nanoparticles ...
    • Sarcoidosis activates diverse transcriptional programs in bronchoalveolar lavage cells 

      Gharib, Sina A.; Malur, Anagha; Huizar, Isham; Barna, Barbara P.; Kavuru, Mani S.; Schnapp, Lynn M.; Thomassen, Mary J. (2016-07-26)
      Abstract Background Sarcoidosis is a multisystem immuno-inflammatory disorder of unknown etiology that most commonly involves the lungs. We hypothesized that an unbiased ...