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Atherosclerosis

Atherosclerosis George Lyman Duff Memorial Lecture Atherosclerosis: A Problem of the Biology of Arterial Wall Cells and Their Interactions with Blood Components Russell Ross am most honored to give the Lyman Duff lec- they interact with one another, and with compo- I ture, since Dr. Duff has had such an impact on nents in the plasma in the etiology and patho- atherosclerosis research. As many of you may genesis of the lesions of atherosclerosis. know, one of Dr. Duff's earliest papers, published in 1932, concerned changes in the rabbit aorta The Lesions of Atherosclerosis related to medial degeneration produced by Although human atherosclerosis has been diphtheria toxin. His first paper on atheroscle- studied for over 100 years, it is only in the last rosis was his thesis, written in 1935, in which he two decades that we are beginning to under- looked at "Experimental Cholesterol Arterioscle- stand more about the nature of the cells involved rosis and its Relationship to Human Arterioscle- in the lesions. Lately, we have become particu- rosis." Together with Gardner McMillan, he pub- larly interested in the roles played by the platelet, lished a paper in 1948 on the inhibition of the monocyte/macrophage, and the smooth http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Arteriosclerosis Wolters Kluwer Health

Atherosclerosis

Arteriosclerosis , Volume 1 (5) – Sep 1, 1981

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© 1981 by American Heart Association, Inc.
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0276-5047

Abstract

George Lyman Duff Memorial Lecture Atherosclerosis: A Problem of the Biology of Arterial Wall Cells and Their Interactions with Blood Components Russell Ross am most honored to give the Lyman Duff lec- they interact with one another, and with compo- I ture, since Dr. Duff has had such an impact on nents in the plasma in the etiology and patho- atherosclerosis research. As many of you may genesis of the lesions of atherosclerosis. know, one of Dr. Duff's earliest papers, published in 1932, concerned changes in the rabbit aorta The Lesions of Atherosclerosis related to medial degeneration produced by Although human atherosclerosis has been diphtheria toxin. His first paper on atheroscle- studied for over 100 years, it is only in the last rosis was his thesis, written in 1935, in which he two decades that we are beginning to under- looked at "Experimental Cholesterol Arterioscle- stand more about the nature of the cells involved rosis and its Relationship to Human Arterioscle- in the lesions. Lately, we have become particu- rosis." Together with Gardner McMillan, he pub- larly interested in the roles played by the platelet, lished a paper in 1948 on the inhibition of the monocyte/macrophage, and the smooth

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ArteriosclerosisWolters Kluwer Health

Published: Sep 1, 1981

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