G Cox

Summary

Affiliation: McMaster University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc IL-6 is an antiinflammatory cytokine required for controlling local or systemic acute inflammatory responses
    Z Xing
    Immunology and Infection Program, Department of Pathology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, L8N 3Z5 Canada
    J Clin Invest 101:311-20. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint The role of neutrophils in inflammation
    G Cox
    St Joseph s Hospital and McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    Can Respir J 5:37A-40A. 1998
  3. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial on the effect of inhaled corticosteroids on airways inflammation in adult cigarette smokers
    G Cox
    Firestone Regional Chest and Allergy Unit, St Joseph s Hospital, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Chest 115:1271-7. 1999
  4. ncbi request reprint NO(+) but not NO radical relaxes airway smooth muscle via cGMP-independent release of internal Ca(2+)
    L J Janssen
    Asthma Research Group, Smooth Muscle Research Group, Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8N 3Z5
    Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 278:L899-905. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint Lung volume reduction for emphysema and the Canadian Lung Volume Reduction Surgery (CLVR) Project
    J D Miller
    St Joseph s Hospital, Hamilton, Canada
    Can Respir J 6:26-32. 1999
  6. ncbi request reprint Increased detection of interleukin-5 in sputum by addition of protease inhibitors
    M M Kelly
    Dept of Medicine, St. Joseph's Hospital-McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Eur Respir J 18:685-91. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Genetically transmitted cholinergic hyperresponsiveness predisposes to experimental asthma
    V J Djurić
    Father Sean O Sullivan Research Centre, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, L8N 4A6, Canada
    Brain Behav Immun 12:272-84. 1998
  8. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of vertebral fractures among patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Canada
    A Papaioannou
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Osteoporos Int 14:913-7. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Nicotine replacement combined with a novel compound (ProBAN) for smoking cessation: a pilot study
    R Leigh
    Firestone Regional Chest and Allergy Unit, St Joseph's Hospital, Hamilton, Canada
    Can Respir J 8:21-6. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint A randomized, controlled trial comparing thoracoscopy and limited thoracotomy for lung biopsy in interstitial lung disease
    J D Miller
    Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 70:1647-50. 2000

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. pmc IL-6 is an antiinflammatory cytokine required for controlling local or systemic acute inflammatory responses
    Z Xing
    Immunology and Infection Program, Department of Pathology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, L8N 3Z5 Canada
    J Clin Invest 101:311-20. 1998
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint The role of neutrophils in inflammation
    G Cox
    St Joseph s Hospital and McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    Can Respir J 5:37A-40A. 1998
    ..The refinement of the technique of examining sputum cellular content to assess airway inflammation provides an opportunity to identify and study this subgroup of patients...
  3. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial on the effect of inhaled corticosteroids on airways inflammation in adult cigarette smokers
    G Cox
    Firestone Regional Chest and Allergy Unit, St Joseph s Hospital, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Chest 115:1271-7. 1999
    ..To determine whether inhaled corticosteroid treatment can reduce airways inflammation in adult cigarette smokers...
  4. ncbi request reprint NO(+) but not NO radical relaxes airway smooth muscle via cGMP-independent release of internal Ca(2+)
    L J Janssen
    Asthma Research Group, Smooth Muscle Research Group, Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8N 3Z5
    Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 278:L899-905. 2000
    ..relaxes the airways through a cGMP-dependent, Ca(2+)-independent pathway...
  5. ncbi request reprint Lung volume reduction for emphysema and the Canadian Lung Volume Reduction Surgery (CLVR) Project
    J D Miller
    St Joseph s Hospital, Hamilton, Canada
    Can Respir J 6:26-32. 1999
    ..To review the literature on the surgical treatment of emphysema and to present preliminary results from a pilot study of lung volume reduction (LVR) surgery...
  6. ncbi request reprint Increased detection of interleukin-5 in sputum by addition of protease inhibitors
    M M Kelly
    Dept of Medicine, St. Joseph's Hospital-McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Eur Respir J 18:685-91. 2001
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Genetically transmitted cholinergic hyperresponsiveness predisposes to experimental asthma
    V J Djurić
    Father Sean O Sullivan Research Centre, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, L8N 4A6, Canada
    Brain Behav Immun 12:272-84. 1998
    ..In addition, the FSL rat may be a useful model for studies of airway hyperresponsiveness...
  8. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of vertebral fractures among patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Canada
    A Papaioannou
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Osteoporos Int 14:913-7. 2003
    ..The primary objective of this case-control study was to determine the prevalence of vertebral fractures among patients with COPD admitted to acute care compared with a gender- and age-matched control group...
  9. ncbi request reprint Nicotine replacement combined with a novel compound (ProBAN) for smoking cessation: a pilot study
    R Leigh
    Firestone Regional Chest and Allergy Unit, St Joseph's Hospital, Hamilton, Canada
    Can Respir J 8:21-6. 2001
    ..Although not statistically significant due to the size of the study, this result suggests that it may be an effective therapy for smoking cessation, and larger studies are warranted...
  10. ncbi request reprint A randomized, controlled trial comparing thoracoscopy and limited thoracotomy for lung biopsy in interstitial lung disease
    J D Miller
    Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 70:1647-50. 2000
    ..Lung biopsies are frequently needed to diagnose diffuse interstitial lung diseases. A prospective randomized, controlled trial comparing limited thoracotomy (open lung biopsy) and thoracoscopy for lung biopsy was done...
  11. ncbi request reprint Excitatory and inhibitory actions of isoprostanes in human and canine airway smooth muscle
    L J Janssen
    Asthma Research Group, Father Sean O Sullivan Research Centre, Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Pharmacol Exp Ther 295:506-11. 2000
    ..9). Our results show that several 8-isoprostanes are highly biologically active in human and canine airways, evoking both excitatory and/or inhibitory effects, and that these effects are compound, species, and tissue dependent...
  12. ncbi request reprint A method to preserve sputum for delayed examination
    M M Kelly
    Asthma Research Group, Firestone Institute for Respiratory Health, St Joseph s Healthcare McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Eur Respir J 22:996-1000. 2003
    ..97 using the preservation method, and 0.96, 0.99 and 0.99 using the routine method, respectively. This method of sputum preservation and dispersal is valid, reliable and convenient, and may be used for delayed processing and examination...