TITLE

BTS/BLF, Young Investigators Prize Symposium

PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
Thorax;Dec2006 Supplement 2, Vol. 61, pii1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Abstract
ABSTRACT
The article presents abstracts of medical research which won the BTS/BLF Young Investigators Award in Great Britain. They include the "Susceptibility of Alveolar Epithelial Cells in the Bioactivity of Transforming Growth Factor β in Fibroblasts," "Relation of Eosinophils to Osteopontin and its Contribution to Pro-angiogenic Activity," and "Link of Endostatin Between Aberrant Angiogenesis and Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis."
ACCESSION #
23488469

 

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