Autoimmunity and Immune Responses

An autoimmune disease develops when your immune system, which defends your body against disease, decides your healthy cells are foreign. As a result, your immune system attacks healthy cells. An autoimmune disorder may result in the destruction of body tissue, abnormal growth of an organ, Changes in organ function. Depending on the type, an autoimmune disease can affect one or many different types of body tissue. Areas often affected by autoimmune disorders include Blood vessels, Connective tissues, Endocrine glands such as the thyroid or pancreas, Joints Muscles, Red blood cells, Skin It can also cause abnormal organ growth and changes in organ function. There are as many as 80 types of autoimmune diseases. Many of them have similar symptoms, which makes them very difficult to diagnose. It’s also possible to have more than one at the same time. 

  • Novelties in Autoimmunity
  • Epigenetic control of autoimmune diseases
  • Balancing immune homeostasis with effector and regulatory T cells
  • Antinuclear antibodies (ANA) immunofluorescence
  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) & Gastroenterology
  • Cytokine governance of tolerance and inflammation
  • Dermatomyositis, Colitis Ulcerative, Crohn´s Disease, Guillain-Barre Syndrome, Lupus Erythematous (SLE)
  • Multiple Sclerosis, Myasthenia gravis,Polymyositis, Dermatomyositis, Sarkoidosis,Wegener’s Disease
  • Autoimmunity in Dermatology
  • Cancer and Autoimmunity
  • Central Nervous System and the Immune System

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