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Mark Pool, MD

I practice general surgical pathology and serve as laboratory medical director at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee, Illinois. I am also an adjunct attending at Rush Medical College in Chicago. My specialty challenges and humbles me because of the sublime variation and complexity of diseases... Full Bio
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Novel cutaneous and pulmonary syndrome associated with mutations in STING

Fascinating article describing a vasculopathic cutaneous and pulmonary syndrome associated with autosomal dominant mutations in TMEM173, the...

CFTR: cystic fibrosis and beyond

Excellent recent review of the role of the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator in cystic fibrosis. Download...

The Role of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: The Angiogenesis Paradox

Current review focusing on the enigmatic role of VEGF in the pathogenesis of pulmonary arterial hypertension from American Journal of...

Unopposed Cathepsin G, Neutrophil Elastase, and Proteinase 3 Cause Severe Lung Damage and Emphysema

Interesting abstract from American Journal of Pathology showing evidence for involvement of neutrophils serine proteinases in...

NHLBI Workshop Report: Matrix Biology in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

The June 2014 issue of American Journal of Pathology has this state-of-the-art review, based on a recent NHBLI workshop, of the various...

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