, Volume 5, Supplement 1, pp 11–14 | Cite as

Synthetic immunomodulators

  • C. De Simone
  • G. Santini
  • E. Rosati
  • S. Moretti
Invited Lecture


An effective boosting of the host immunocompetence is possible through synthetic immunomodulators, keeping in mind that they are no panacea for all microbial diseases. No drug is effective on all phases or effector cells of the immune response and it is postulated that in a near future combined therapies will be attempted with antibiotics or anti-cancer agents.


Immune Response Effector Cell Combine Therapy Host Immunocompetence Microbial Disease 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. De Simone
    • 1
  • G. Santini
    • 2
  • E. Rosati
    • 2
  • S. Moretti
    • 2
  1. 1.Cattedra Malattie InfettiveDipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale-L'AquilaItaly
  2. 2.Istituto di Malattie InfettiveUniversità “La Sapienza”-RomaItaly

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