IL-17: A Promising Therapeutic Target in Several Chronic Inflammatory Diseases

IL-17: A Promising Therapeutic Target in Several Chronic Inflammatory Diseases

COMMENTARY ARTICLE on the study by Dominique L. P. Baete and Vijay K. Kuchroo Nat Med. 2013 Jul;19(7):824-5 How Cytokine networks fuel inflammation: Interleukin-17 and a tale of two autoimmune diseases Since the discovery of T helper 17 (Th17) cells, an increasing body of evidence indicates that these cells play a major role in the […]

Bartolomeo Eustachius and the Discovery of Adrenal Glands

Bartolomeo Eustachius and the Discovery of Adrenal Glands

HISTORY OVERVIEWS Bartolomeo Eustachio was born in 1524 in San Severino Marche, a little town situated in the center of Italy and belonging at that time to the Papal States. He received from his father, Mariano, a physician said to be of noble family, an excellent classical education. Eustachio’s studies in Greek, Hebrew and Arabic […]