Growth hormone as an immunomodulating therapeutic agent

William J Murphy, Dan L. Longo

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When the immune system is under stress it can be stimulated by growth hormone. At a recent meeting*, scientists and clinicians discussed the potential for human growth hormone to act as an immunomodulator in T-cell deficiency states such as after cancer treatment, after bone marrow transplantation and during anti-retroviral therapy in AIDS.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)211-213
Number of pages3
JournalImmunology Today
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 1 2000
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology


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