Journal of Immunology Research

Clinical and Experimental Immunomodulation 2014


Publishing date
13 Feb 2015
Status
Published
Submission deadline
26 Sep 2014

Lead Editor

1National Institute of Psychiatry, Mexico City, Mexico

2Institute of Physiology and Pathophysiology, Marburg, Germany

3Universidad Nacional de Rosario, Rosario, Argentina

4UNAM, Mexico City, Mexico

5Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, USA


Clinical and Experimental Immunomodulation 2014

Description

The proper functions of cells, receptors, and soluble mediators are essential for adequate immune responses and, thus, those functions are often altered in diseases. Hyper- or hyporeactive immune responses are associated with broad-spectrum diseases, like chronic inflammatory diseases, infections, allergies, autoimmune diseases, and immunodeficiencies. Several elements can contribute to the deregulation of the immune response, including genetic and environmental factors, as well as the individual's perception.

In recent years, an immunomodulatory effect of apparently unrelated molecules such as hormones and neurotransmitters on the immune response has been reported, leading to the identification of potential therapeutic targets. For these reasons the investigation of the effect of small molecules, organic compounds, antigenic sources, or even cells with immunomodulatory properties promises the development of new therapies for a wide range of ailments.

We invite authors to submit original research and review articles that analyze the immunomodulatory effects of classical and nonclassical molecules and compounds on clinical and experimental models as a therapeutic approach for chronic inflammatory diseases, infections, allergies, autoimmune diseases, and immunodeficiencies.

Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Modulation of immune response by:
    • Neurotransmitters
    • Hormones
    • Acute or chronic stress
    • Extracts from microorganisms or similar compounds
    • Antibodies
    • Cytokines, soluble receptors, and related molecules
    • Biodrugs
    • New or experimental immunosuppressant drugs

Articles

  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2015
  • - Article ID 758328
  • - Editorial

Clinical and Experimental Immunomodulation 2014

Lenin Pavón | Oscar Bottasso | ... | Marco A. Velasco-Velázquez
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2015
  • - Article ID 146305
  • - Research Article

Herpes Murine Model as a Biological Assay to Test Dialyzable Leukocyte Extracts Activity

Nohemí Salinas-Jazmín | Sergio Estrada-Parra | ... | Sonia Mayra Pérez-Tapia
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2015
  • - Article ID 428508
  • - Review Article

Crosstalk between the Unfolded Protein Response and NF-κB-Mediated Inflammation in the Progression of Chronic Kidney Disease

Zahraa Mohammed-Ali | Gaile L. Cruz | Jeffrey G. Dickhout
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2015
  • - Article ID 906349
  • - Clinical Study

The Pharmacodynamic Impact of Apremilast, an Oral Phosphodiesterase 4 Inhibitor, on Circulating Levels of Inflammatory Biomarkers in Patients with Psoriatic Arthritis: Substudy Results from a Phase III, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trial (PALACE 1)

Peter H. Schafer | Peng Chen | ... | Rajesh Chopra
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2015
  • - Article ID 132083
  • - Research Article

Modulation of Th1/Th2 Immune Responses by Killed Propionibacterium acnes and Its Soluble Polysaccharide Fraction in a Type I Hypersensitivity Murine Model: Induction of Different Activation Status of Antigen-Presenting Cells

Carla Cristina Squaiella-Baptistão | Daniela Teixeira | ... | Ieda Maria Longo-Maugéri
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2015
  • - Article ID 351829
  • - Research Article

Gender-Related Effects of Sex Steroids on Histamine Release and FcεRI Expression in Rat Peritoneal Mast Cells

Samira Muñoz-Cruz | Yolanda Mendoza-Rodríguez | ... | Jorge Morales-Montor
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2015
  • - Article ID 257879
  • - Review Article

Vitamin D and Atopic Dermatitis in Childhood

Michelangelo Vestita | Angela Filoni | ... | Domenico Bonamonte
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2015
  • - Article ID 213836
  • - Review Article

Modulation of Immune Response by Organophosphorus Pesticides: Fishes as a Potential Model in Immunotoxicology

K. J. G. Díaz-Resendiz | G. A. Toledo-Ibarra | M. I. Girón-Pérez
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2015
  • - Article ID 910763
  • - Research Article

Assessment of Physicochemical Properties of Rituximab Related to Its Immunomodulatory Activity

Mariana P. Miranda-Hernández | Carlos A. López-Morales | ... | Emilio Medina-Rivero
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2015
  • - Article ID 506089
  • - Review Article

The Danger Model Approach to the Pathogenesis of the Rheumatic Diseases

César Pacheco-Tena | Susana Aideé González-Chávez
Journal of Immunology Research
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Acceptance to publication37 days
CiteScore5.100
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