immunologic disease

immunologic disease

Etymology: L, immunis, free from; Gk, logos, science; L, dis + Fr, aise, ease
any condition caused by an abnormal immune system.
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Clough is a rheumatologist with Cleveland Clinic's Department of Rheumatic and Immunologic Disease.
In this overview for patients, Wilke (Department of Rheumatic and Immunologic Disease, Cleveland Clinic) gives plain-language explanations of the science surrounding the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of fibromyalgia, and offers practical advice for everyday life.
Clough (Department of Rheumatic and Immunologic Disease at The Cleveland Clinic since 1971) is an informative and "user-friendly" collective analysis of arthritis and its many variables.
Since first describing the protein in the May 2002 issue of Nature Medicine, cocreators Andrew Saxon, director of the Asthma, Allergy, and Immunologic Disease Center at the University of California at Los Angeles, and Christopher Kepley, an assistant professor of internal medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, have tested GE2 in several model systems for allergic reactions, with highly promising results.
Our results demonstrate that a more accurate, human-relevant disease model is able to deliver extraordinary insight into this complex immunologic disease and related conditions such as cardiovascular and metabolic diseases.
In addition, SGN-30 may have potential applications in immunologic disease due to the expression of CD30 on activated, but not resting, T-cells.
The Mission of the Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation is to work side by side with the medical community to provide social, emotional, educational, and psychological support services and programs to families of ALL children who are diagnosed with a life threatening or critical illness such as cancer, HIV/AIDS, sickle cell, hemophilia, renal disorders, and other immunologic diseases.
They present key principles governing the function of the immune system, focus on immune responses against infectious microbes, include many illustrations, and discuss immunologic diseases from the perspective of principles, emphasizing their relationship to normal immune responses and avoiding details on clinical syndromes and treatments.
PDL pioneered the humanization of monoclonal antibodies and, by doing so, enabled the discovery of a new generation of targeted treatments for cancer and immunologic diseases for which it receives significant royalty revenue.
Despite of disappointing results, UCB remains committed to delivering value for patients living with lupus and other serious immunologic diseases, the company said.
In the Biotech and Pharmaceutical Industry, Francisco Leon has focused on early-stage development and translational research in immunologic diseases (rheumatoid arthritis, transplantation, IBD, psoriasis, celiac disease, asthma, etc) in Bristol-Myers Squibb, MedImmune, Alba Therapeutics and Centocor/Janssen.
Contributors are orthopedics, rheumatologic and immunologic diseases, and other specialists from the Cleveland Clinic and elsewhere.