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Evolution of the art and science of kidney transplantation in HIV positive patients

Evolution of the Art and Science of Kidney Transplantation in HIV

Once considered prohibitive, kidney transplantation in HIV (+) recipients is achieving outcomes similar to comparable recipients without HIV. These successes are possible because of incremental improvements in care that resulted from lessons learned from the last two

Nocardia donostiensis

Edmond Nocard was a French veterinarian and microbiologist born in Provins in 1850. One of his main contributions to medicine was the discovery of a bacterial genus called “Nocardia” on his honor. Most of the species belonging

The many faces of macrophages in lung cancer

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death worldwide, accounting for more deaths than breast, prostate, and colon cancer combined. Within the past decade, the role of the immune system in the development and progression of