Journal of Immunology Research

Immunological Aspects of Human Reproduction


Publishing date
01 Dec 2011
Status
Published
Submission deadline
01 Jun 2011

Lead Editor

1Immunology Group, Centre of Excellence for Translational Medicine, University of Tartu, Tartu 50411, Estonia

2Laboratory of Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, Université Henri Poincarré, Nancy 54500, France

3Competence Centre on Reproductive Biology and Medicine, Tartu 50410, Estonia, and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Tartu, Tartu 51014, Estonia


Immunological Aspects of Human Reproduction

Description

Fertility rates are falling in many countries. Recent advances in biology and medicine have clearly shown that disturbed communication between immune system and reproductive organs can be a cause for number of cases of human infertility. Taken this into account, we invite investigators to contribute original research articles that will stimulate to understand the immunology underlying normal and pathological conditions in human reproduction, the development of strategies to diagnose and treat infertility in females as well as among males. Particularly encouraged is the submission of papers with a translational connection to immunology of human reproduction from basic science to clinical applications of immunological discoveries from diagnostic, prognostic, and treatment purposes. Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Immunology of contraception and embryo development
  • Immunological predictors in human gametogenesis
  • Immunology of oocyte development
  • Immunology of female reproductive duct
  • Autoimmune mechanisms and diseases in female infertility
  • Immunological aspects of successful pregnancy
  • Recurrent pregnancy loss due to immunological mechanisms
  • Immunological aspects of endometriosis
  • Immunological aspects of male infertility
  • Immunological aspects of in vitro fertilization
  • Novel immunodiagnostic techniques for infertility diagnosis
  • miRNA in immunology of human reproduction

Before submission authors should carefully read over the journal's Author Guidelines, which are located at http://www.hindawi.com/journals/jir/guidelines/. Prospective authors should submit an electronic copy of their complete manuscript through the journal Manuscript Tracking System at http://mts.hindawi.com/ according to the following timetable:

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