Role of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF) in Endothelial Cell Biology

Thursday, April 17, 2008

Dr. David Briscoe, Associate Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics at the Harvard Medical School and staff member at the Children's Hospital Boston, discusses the general role of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) in endothelial cell biology. Dr. Briscoe also describes the complex interplay between TOR signaling and the actions of VEGF. Finally, speculates on whether down regulation of VEGF accounts for the anti-neoplastic and proteinuric effects of TOR inhibition.

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