Publisher description for Advances in the immunopathogenesis of multiple sclerosis / editors, D. Gambi, P.A. Muraro, A. Lugaresi ; guest editor, V. Ecari.


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This volume highlights recent advances in the basic mechanisms of the immunopathogenesis of multiple sclerosis. Written by scientists actively involved in leading research, it mainly focuses on aspects of autoreactive T cell activation. Progress in the field of blood-brain barrier damage pathophysiology, antigen presentation in the central nervous system and magnetic resonance imaging are also reported. Providing a rapid access to up-to-date, leading research on basic pathogenetic mechanisms of multiple sclerosis, this book is directed not only to neuroimmunologists, but also to a general neurological readership.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Multiple sclerosis -- Immunological aspects.
Multiple sclerosis -- Pathogenesis.
Multiple Sclerosis -- immunology -- Congresses.
Autoimmunity -- immunology -- Congresses.
Multiple Sclerosis -- etiology -- Congresses.
T-Lymphocytes -- immunology -- Congresses.