Articles by Shahram Zoghi in JoVE
Generation of Human CD40-activated B cells Tanja M. Liebig1, Anne Fiedler1, Shahram Zoghi1, Alexander Shimabukuro-Vornhagen1, Michael S. von Bergwelt-Baildon1 1Laboratory for Tumor and Transplantation Immunology and Stem Cell Transplantation Program, University Hospital of Cologne, Department I of Internal Medicine In this video we present the ex vivo generation and expansion of human CD40-activated B cells (CD40-B) from peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMC) by stimulation with CD40 ligand and interleukin-4.
Other articles by Shahram Zoghi on PubMed
Acquired Long QT Syndrome and Torsade De Pointes Associated with HIV Infection Case Reports in Medicine. 2010 | Pubmed ID: 20827440 Here, we report the case of an HIV infected patient that was treated for pneumonia with a macrolid antibiotic. The patient experienced a prolongation of the already pathologic QTc interval resulting in repeated torsades de pointes necessitating CPR and implantation of an AICD. This case exemplifies that torsades de pointes due to acquired long QT syndrome is a serious and potentially fatal complication in HIV-positive patients.