Topical Collection "Biomarkers and Pathogenesis of Infectious and Autoimmune Diseases" (Closed)
A topical collection in Pathogens (ISSN 2076-0817). This collection belongs to the section "Immunological Responses and Immune Defense Mechanisms".Viewed by 31918
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Infections and autoimmunity combined represent the group of diseases with highest challenge to the health system in the world. Emerging and re-emerging infections are registered globally putting the large populations at risk of getting seriously ill or death. Climate change, human activities, pathogen evolution and socio-economical status as well as human interactions with animals could contribute to infectious disease emergence and transmission. Immune response to infectious agent is essential to restore the health and establish long term protection. However, in some cases, the immune response could lead to autoagression, when leukocytes fail to properly process the antigen, leading to autoimmunity.
This collection is aimed to summarize the current knowledge on infectious and autoimmune diseases with the main emphasis to reveal biomarkers (old and novel) which could help to facilitate diagnosis, treatment and protection against infectious disease as well as autoimmune conditions.
We invite authors to contribute original manuscripts, case reports, clinical trials as well as reviews focused on infectious disease and autoimmunity.
Potential topics include, but are not limited to:
- Recent discoveries in infectious pathogens (genetic, proteomic, etc)
- In vitro and in vivo studies aimed to identify mechanisms of infectious disease;
- Biomarkers for diagnosis and therapy of infectious disease and autoimmune conditions;
- Transcriptome and proteome analysis of infectious pathogens and autoimmune conditions;
- Bioinformatics approaches to characterize infectious pathogens related to clinical presentation, treatment efficacy and prognosis of various cancers;
- Novel therapeutic approaches for treatment of infectious disease and autoimmune conditions;
- Mechanisms of the immune system, evasion and development of autoimmunity
Prof. Dr. Albert Rizvanov
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