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Gene Therapy in Inflammatory Diseases

  • Christopher H. Evans
  • Paul D. Robbins

Part of the Progress in Inflammation Research book series (PIR)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Christopher H. Evans, Paul D. Robbins
    Pages 1-11
  3. Thomas Pap, Ulf Müller-Ladner, Klaus M. Hummel, Renate E. Gay, Steffen Gay
    Pages 35-51
  4. Thomas S. Muzzonigro, Richard Kang, Julio Reinecke, Peter Wehling, Mary C. Wasko, James H. Herndon
    Pages 53-63
  5. Alistair J. Ramsay, Simon P. Hogan, Paul S. Foster, Yelin Xiong
    Pages 65-81
  6. Philip C. Fox, Brian C. O’Connell
    Pages 83-93
  7. Huang-Ge Zhang, Martin Fleck, Hui-Chen Hsu, Carl K. Edwards III, David T. Curiel, Tong Zhou et al.
    Pages 95-117
  8. Michael K. Shaw, Richard DalCanto, C. Garrison Fathman
    Pages 119-131
  9. Nick Giannoukakis, Massimo Trucco, Paul D. Robbins
    Pages 133-162
  10. Jonathan S. Bromberg, Lisa A. DeBruyne, Randall S. Sung, Lihui Qin
    Pages 163-204
  11. Alexis Paul Godillot, Michael Madaio, David B. Weiner, William V. Williams
    Pages 205-229
  12. Masayuki Miyata, Yukio Sato, Reiji Kasukawa
    Pages 231-239
  13. Steven C. Ghivizzani, Eric R. Lechman, Daniel Jaffurs, Zhibao Mi, Richard Kang, Thomas S. Muzzonigro et al.
    Pages 241-255
  14. Back Matter
    Pages 256-260

About this book

Introduction

Gene therapy for inflammatory diseases is a new , burgeoning field of medicine. Edited by the undisputed pioneers of this area of research, this volume is the first devoted to its topic. It contains thirteen chapters, each written by leaders in their respective fields, that summarize the state of the art in developing novel, gene based treatments for inflammatory diseases. As well as providing an introduction to the basic concepts of gene therapy and the use of naked DNA approaches, the book describes the advances that have been made in applying them to arthritis, lupus, multiple sclerosis, diabetes, Sjogren`s syndrome and transplantation.One chapter is devoted to discussing the first human clinical trials that apply gene therapy to the treatment of an inflammatory disease. As well as providing novel therapeutic approaches, gene therapy facilitates the development of new and improved animal models of disease; a chapter describing these advances is also included. As an up-to-date, timely book written by th

Keywords

Arthritis DNA apoptosis cartilage clinical trial cytokine development gene therapy gene transfer genes inflammation research rheumatoid arthritis transplantation vaccination

Editors and affiliations

  • Christopher H. Evans
    • 1
  • Paul D. Robbins
    • 2
  1. 1.Center for Molecular OrthopaedicsHarvard Medical SchoolBostonUSA
  2. 2.University of Pittsburgh School of MedicinePittsburghUSA

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