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INFLAMMATION

Resolving atherosclerosis and Alzheimer disease

Nature Reviews Cardiologyvolume 16pages259260 (2019) | Download Citation

Nonresolving inflammation underpins several prevalent diseases, including atherosclerosis and Alzheimer disease. The resolution of inflammation is an active process that tempers pro-inflammatory pathways and promotes tissue repair. Understanding the mechanisms that boost endogenous resolution is important for the design of new treatment strategies for nonresolving diseases.

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The author is supported by the NIH (grants HL119587 and HL141127).

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