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Paul MacPherson
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Selected Publications

IL-7 receptor recovery on CD8 T-cells isolated from HIV+ patients is inhibited by the HIV Tat protein. Faller EM, McVey MJ, MacPherson PA. PLoS One. 2014 Jul 17;9(7):e102677

Heart failure in HIV infection: focus on the role of atherosclerosis. Ng B, MacPherson P, Haddad T, Dwivedi G. Curr Opin Cardiol. 2014 Mar;29(2):174-9.

Neurocognitive and psychiatric changes as the initial presentation of neurosyphilis. Costiniuk CT, MacPherson PA. CMAJ. 2013 Apr 2;185(6):499-503.

IL-7 downregulates IL-7Rα expression in human CD8 T cells by two independent mechanisms. Ghazawi FM, Faller EM, Sugden SM, Kakal JA, MacPherson PA. Immunol Cell Biol. 2013 Feb;91(2):149-58.

Soluble HIV Tat protein removes the IL-7 receptor alpha-chain from the surface of resting CD8 T cells and targets it for degradation. Faller EM, Sugden SM, McVey MJ, Kakal JA, MacPherson PA.. J Immunol. 2010 Sep 1;185(5):2854-66.