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  • Topic: Autoimmune neurological diseases associated with autoantibodies specific for synaptic antigens

    Neurological diseases associated with autoantibodies targeting the voltage-gated potassium channel complex: immunobiology and clinical characteristics

    Domenico Plantone , Rosaria Renna , Tatiana Koudriavtseva
    Voltage-gated potassium channels (VGKCs) represent a group of tetrameric signaling proteins with several functions, including modulation of neuronal excitability and neurotransmitter release. Moreover, VGKCs give a key contribution to the generation of the action potential. VGKCs are complexed... Read more
    Neuroimmunol Neuroinflammation 2016;3:69-78. | doi:10.4103/2347-8659.169883
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  • Topic: Autoimmune neurological diseases associated with autoantibodies specific for synaptic antigens

    Encephalitis associated with autoantibody binding to the anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor: immunopathogenesis, mechanisms, and clinical characteristics

    Adhasit Nawa-apisak , Saharat Aungsumart , Metha Apiwattanakul
    Anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor (NMDAR) encephalitis has been increasingly recognized in recent years. This condition may be the most common cause of antibody-mediated encephalitis worldwide. The majority of patients are young at the time of onset, female, and present with an acute-to-subacute... Read more
    Neuroimmunol Neuroinflammation 2016;3:79-85. | doi:10.4103/2347-8659.169913
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  • Topic: Autoimmune neurological diseases associated with autoantibodies specific for synaptic antigens

    Encephalitis associated with autoantibodies binding to γ-aminobutyric acid-A, γ-aminobutyric acid-B and glycine receptors: immunopathogenic mechanisms and clinical characteristics

    Amy May Lin Quek , Orna O'Toole
    Recent, discoveries of neural antibodies have facilitated the diagnosis of immune-mediated, immunotherapy-responsive neurologic disorders. Antibodies that target inhibitory central nervous system receptors, such as γ-aminobutyric acid-B, γ-aminobutyric acid-A, and glycine receptors, disrupt... Read more
    Neuroimmunol Neuroinflammation 2016;3:86-92. | doi:10.4103/2347-8659.170633
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  • Review

    Immunotherapeutic strategies for glioma treatment

    George A. Alexiou , Athanassios P. Kyritsis
    Glioblastoma is the most common and malignant primary brain tumor. Despite intensive clinical investigation and several novel therapeutic approaches, the median survival continues to remain poor and it is usually in the range of fifteen months. Immunotherapy is a beacon of hope for cancer... Read more
    Neuroimmunol Neuroinflammation 2016;3:51-6. | doi:10.20517/2347-8659.2015.45
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  • Original Article

    Assessment of health-related quality of life in patients with multiple sclerosis living in the Fars province of Iran

    Nahid Ashjazadeh , Habib Hadianfard , Soodabe Feridoni , Elham Farjam
    Aim: The aim of this study is to determine the health-related quality of life (HRQoL) among patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) living in the Fars province of Iran. Methods: A total of 100 patients with clinically definite MS who were referred to a clinic affiliated with Shiraz University of... Read more
    Neuroimmunol Neuroinflammation 2016;3:57-62. | doi:10.20517/2347-8659.2015.40
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  • Case Report

    Bilateral facial weakness following dengue fever

    Samir Patel , Rajeev Ranjan , Ritu Verma , C. S. Agrawal , Pooja Gupta
    Dengue is highly endemic in many tropical and subtropical areas of the world. Neurological complications of dengue infection are widespread and may involve almost all parts of nervous system through various pathogenic mechanisms. It may be related to neurotropism, systemic complications or... Read more
    Neuroimmunol Neuroinflammation 2016;3:63-4. | doi:10.20517/2347-8659.2015.48
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  • Case Report

    Disc herniation or ependymoma recurrence?

    Aristeidis H. Katsanos , Ioannis Sarmas , Sotirios Giannopoulos , Sigliti-Henrietta Pelidou , Athanassios P. Kyritsis
    We present a 41-year-old female with previous history of ependymoma who underwent gross-total resection of the tumor and ventriculo-peritoneal shunt placement, followed by radiotherapy. Three years later a small enhancing area was noted in the left anterolateral spinal cord at the level of the... Read more
    Neuroimmunol Neuroinflammation 2016;3:65-8. | doi:10.20517/2347-8659.2015.42
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Neuroimmunology and Neuroinflammation Print ISSN: 2347-8659; Online ISSN: 2349-6142
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