Mediators of Inflammation

Inflammation in the Disease: Mechanism and Therapies


Publishing date
03 May 2013
Status
Published
Submission deadline
14 Dec 2012

1Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences (FCM), State University of Campinas, Campinas, SP, Brazil

2Cancer Metabolism Research Group, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, University of São Paulo (USP), São Paulo, SP, Brazil


Inflammation in the Disease: Mechanism and Therapies

Description

Inflammation in the face of harming stimuli protects the organism; therefore, it is a necessary process for survival, in which both innate and adaptive immunity may take part. Yet, it must be tightly controlled and terminated in order to warrant the reestablishment of body homeostasis. Therefore, the activation of resident inflammatory cells and the recruitment and modulation of migrating inflammatory cells must be ceased. When failure in neutralising acute inflammation occurs, there is risk for the development of chronic inflammation, which is the underlying feature shared by many chronic diseases.

We invite investigators to contribute original research articles as well as review articles that will stimulate the continuing efforts to understand the molecular pathology underlying chronic inflammation, the development of strategies to treat these conditions, and the evaluation of outcomes. We are particularly interested in articles describing the new modalities for clinical characterization of inflammatory process and measuring outcomes from treatment trials; advances in molecular genetics and molecular diagnostics; new insights into inflammation using animal models; current concepts in the treatment of this state using supplementation, exercise, SiRNA, stem cells, and gene therapy strategies. Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Recent developments in inherited chronic inflammation disease research
  • Advances in genetics of inflammation
  • Role of inflammation in the metabolism
  • Resolution of inflammation

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Articles

  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2013
  • - Article ID 829209
  • - Editorial

Inflammation in Disease: Mechanism and Therapies

Gustavo Duarte Pimentel | Marília Seelaender | Fábio Santos Lira
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2013
  • - Article ID 741804
  • - Research Article

Biphasic Modulation of NOS Expression, Protein and Nitrite Products by Hydroxocobalamin Underlies Its Protective Effect in Endotoxemic Shock: Downstream Regulation of COX-2, IL-1 , TNF- , IL-6, and HMGB1 Expression

André L. F. Sampaio | Jesmond Dalli | ... | Carmen Wheatley
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2013
  • - Article ID 549627
  • - Review Article

Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptor Targets for the Treatment of Metabolic Diseases

Francisco A. Monsalve | Radha D. Pyarasani | ... | Rodrigo Moore-Carrasco
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2013
  • - Article ID 862628
  • - Research Article

Contribution of CFTR to Alveolar Fluid Clearance by Lipoxin A4 via PI3K/Akt Pathway in LPS-Induced Acute Lung Injury

Yi Yang | Yang Cheng | ... | Fang Gao Smith
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2013
  • - Article ID 510212
  • - Research Article

Protective Effect of Short-Term Genistein Supplementation on the Early Stage in Diabetes-Induced Renal Damage

Min Ju Kim | Yunsook Lim
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2013
  • - Article ID 876319
  • - Review Article

Vitamin D Receptor Agonists Target CXCL10: New Therapeutic Tools for Resolution of Inflammation

Sabino Scolletta | Marta Colletti | ... | Clara Crescioli
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2013
  • - Article ID 279365
  • - Review Article

Can High Altitude Influence Cytokines and Sleep?

Valdir de Aquino Lemos | Ronaldo Vagner Thomatieli dos Santos | ... | Marco Tulio de Mello
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2013
  • - Article ID 791231
  • - Review Article

Inflammatory Signalings Involved in Airway and Pulmonary Diseases

I-Ta Lee | Chuen-Mao Yang
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2013
  • - Article ID 875403
  • - Review Article

Anti-Inflammatory Dimethylfumarate: A Potential New Therapy for Asthma?

Petra Seidel | Michael Roth
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2013
  • - Article ID 182132
  • - Research Article

3,5,4′-tri-O-acetylresveratrol Ameliorates Seawater Exposure-Induced Lung Injury by Upregulating Connexin 43 Expression in Lung

Lijie Ma | Yanyan Li | ... | Xueying Liu
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