Molecular Basis of Multiple Sclerosis: The Immune System by Roland MartinMolecular Basis of Multiple Sclerosis: The Immune System by Roland Martin

Molecular Basis of Multiple Sclerosis: The Immune System

byRoland MartinEditorAndreas Lutterotti

Paperback | October 13, 2012

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Despite major efforts by the scientific community over the years, our understanding of the pathogenesis or the mechanisms of injury of multiple sclerosis is still limited. Consequently, the current strategies for treatment and management of patients are limited in their efficacy. The mechanisms of tissue protection and repair are probably even less understood. One reason for these limitations is the enormous complexity of the disease and every facet of its pathogenesis, the mechanisms of tissue injury, the diagnostic procedures and finally the efficacy of treatments and their side effects. The aim of this book is to review the most recent advances made in this highly complex field.
Title:Molecular Basis of Multiple Sclerosis: The Immune SystemFormat:PaperbackDimensions:308 pagesPublished:October 13, 2012Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642264441

ISBN - 13:9783642264443

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The Genetics of MS Potential triggers of MS Immunological basis for the development of tissue inflammation and organspecific autoimmunity in animal models of MS T cells in MS B Cells and Antibodies in MS Cooperation of B cells and T cells in the pathogenesis of MS Role of NK cells and Invariant NKT cells in MS Antigen processing and presentation in MS Immune-mediated CNS damage Neuro-immune crosstalk in CNS diseases Prospects for Antigen-Specific Tolerance Based Therapies for the Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis Immuno-therapeutic potential of haematopoietic and mesenchymal stem cell transplantation in MS MS Therapies - Molecular Mechanisms and Future Examination of the role of MRI in MS; a problem orientated approach