Indian J Med Res 138, November 2013, pp 575-816

Special Issue Translational Immunology in Health & Disease  

  Guest Editor : Dr N.K. Mehra

CONTENTS

 

Editorial 

Translational Immunology in Asia Oceania  
Narinder Mehra  

Theme 1: Immune regulation: Regulatory T cells, cytokines and inflammation

Role of apoptosis-inducing factor (Aif) in the T cell lineage
Savit B. Prabhu, Jasneet K. Khalsa, Hridesh Banerjee, Abhishek Das, Smita Srivastava,Hamid R. Mattoo, Krishnamurthy Thyagarajan, Shalini Tanwar, Deepika S. Das, Subeer S. Majumdar, Anna George, Vineeta Bal, Jeannine M. Durdik & Satyajit Rath   

Modulation of autoimmune diseases by interleukin (IL)-17 producing regulatory T helper (Th17) cells
Bhagirath Singh, Jordan Ari Schwartz, Christian Sandrock, Stacey M. Bellemore & Enayat Nikoopour  

T cell ageing: Effects of age on development, survival & function
Nasir Salam, Sanket Rane, Rituparna Das, Matthew Faulkner, Rupali Gund, Usha Kandpal, Virginia Lewis, Hamid Mattoo, Savit Prabhu, Vidya Ranganathan, Jeannine Durdik, Anna George, Satyajit Rath & Vineeta Bal

Targeting Toll-like receptor signaling as a novel approach to prevent ocular infectious diseases
Rajeev K. Pandey, Fu-shin Yu & Ashok Kumar

Theme 2: Host pathogen interactions

T cell recognition of non-peptidic antigens in infectious diseases
Amit Singhal, Lucia Mori & Gennaro De Libero

Antiviral macrophage responses in flavivirus encephalitis
Thomas Myles Ashhurst, Caryn van Vreden, Luis Munoz-Erazo, Paula Niewold, Kanami Watabe, Rachael L. Terry, Celine Deffrasnes, Daniel R. Getts & Nicholas Jonathan Cole King

Sialic acids siglec interaction: A unique strategy to circumvent innate immune response by pathogens
Biswajit Khatua, Saptarshi Roy & Chitra Mandal

Genomic architecture of HIV-1 infection: Current status & challenges
Gurvinder Kaur, Gaurav Sharma, Neeraj Kumar, Mrinali H. Kaul, Rhea A. Bansal, Madhu Vajpayee, Naveet Wig, Surender K. Sharma & Narinder K. Mehra

The enduring tale of T cells in HIV immunopathogenesis  
Madhu Vajpayee, Neema Negi & Sravya Kurapati

Immunological mechanisms of hepatitis B virus persistence in newborns
Nirupma Trehanpati, Syed Hissar, Shikha Shrivastav & Shiv K. Sarin  

Theme 3: Autoimmunity  

Inflammation & autoimmunity in human ageing: Dendritic cells take a center stage  
Sudhir Gupta & Anshu Agrawal
    

Temporal cytokine expression and the target organ attributes unravel novel aspects of autoimmune arthritis
Brian Astry, Shivaprasad H. Venkatesha & Kamal D. Moudgil

Bugs & us: The role of the gut in autoimmunity  
David Luckey, Andres Gomez, Joseph Murray, Bryan White & Veena Taneja  

Theme 4: Immunotherapy, adjuvants and vaccines  

Original Article

Lipidated promiscuous peptide augments the expression of MHC-II molecules on dendritic cells and activates T cells Uthaman Gowthaman, Pradeep K. Rai, Weiguang Zeng, David C. Jackson & Javed N. Agrewala  

 

Allogenicity & immunogenicity in regenerative stem cell therapy 
Dominique Charron

Targeting gamma delta T cells for cancer immunotherapy: bench to bedside  
Dimpu Gogoi & Shubhada V. Chiplunkar

Approaches to the treatment of disease induced by chikungunya virus
Jayaram Bettadapura, Lara J. Herrero, Adam Taylor & Suresh Mahalingam  

Success of antiviral therapy in chronic hepatitis C infection relates to functional status of myeloid dendritic cells  
Deepa Rana, Yogesh Chawla & Sunil K. Arora  

Novel adjuvants & delivery vehicles for vaccines development: A road ahead
Teena Mohan, Priyanka Verma & D. Nageswara Rao

Cellular immune therapy for viral infections in transplant patients
Rajiv Khanna & Corey Smith

Probiotics as efficient immunopotentiators: Translational role in cancer prevention
Kan Shida & Koji Nomoto  

Some Forthcoming Scientific Event 

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