Endocrinology 2017 Oct 5. Epub 2017 Oct 5.
Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Glucocorticoids are adrenally produced hormones critically involved in development, general physiology, and control of inflammation. Since their discovery, glucocorticoids have been widely utilized to treat a variety of inflammatory conditions. However, high doses or prolonged use leads to a number of side-effects throughout the body, which preclude their clinical utility. Read More