Mayo Clinic Laboratory and Pathology Research Roundup: May 4

The research roundup provides an overview of the past week’s research from Mayo Clinic Laboratories consultants, including featured abstracts and a complete list of published studies and reviews.

Featured Abstract

Immune checkpoint inhibitor-induced thyroiditis is associated with increased intrathyroidal T lymphocyte subpopulations.

Immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICIs) frequently cause thyroid dysfunction but its underlying mechanism remains unclear. We have previously demonstrated increased circulating natural killer (NK) cells and HLA-DR surface expression on inflammatory intermediate CD14+CD16+ monocytes in programmed cell death protein-1 (PD-1) inhibitor treated patients. This study characterizes intrathyroidal and circulating immune cells and class II HLA in ICI-induced thyroiditis. Via Thyroid.

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