Search for dissertations about: "Ester Roos-Engstrand"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Ester Roos-Engstrand.

  1. 1. T cells in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå university

    Author : Ester Roos-Engstrand; Umeå universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; airway epithelium; bronchoscopy; bronchoalveolar lavage; endobronchial mucosal biopsies; inflammation; flow cytometry; T lymphocytes; CD25; CD127; FoxP3; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine Internal medicine Lung diseases; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin Invärtesmedicin Lungsjukdomar; lungmedicin; Lung Medicine;

    Abstract : Background: Tobacco smoking is the main cause of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, COPD, but the mechanisms by which cigarette smoke induces COPD are still elusive. T lymphocytes have been implicated in the pathogenesis of the disease, but their role in the airway inflammation in COPD is not fully understood. READ MORE