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Topic: Role of Neuroinflammation in Multiple Sclerosis

A special issue of Neuroimmunology and Neuroinflammation

ISSN 2349-6142 (Online), ISSN 2347-8659 (Print)

Submission deadline: 31 Jan 2020

Guest Editor(s)

  • Dr. Roberta Magliozzi
    Dept. of Neurosciences, Biomedicine and Movement Sciences, University of Verona, Verona, Italy

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Special Issue Introduction

The concept of neuroinflammation in multiple sclerosis includes several components of both adaptive and innate immune responses as well as inflammatory responses of brain and spinal cord cells. The main inflammatory processes involve: infiltrating lymphocytes and myeloid cells; activated microglia, astrocytes, oligodendrocytes; alterations of blood–brain barrier integrity; cytokine/chemokine signaling. Most of these events remain compartmentalized within the CNS of MS patients possibly mediating the persistence of chronic inflammation and the accumulation of motor and cognitive disability. The current special issue has the purpose to examine and discuss recent insights into MS neuroinflammation cell and molecular mechanisms and the identification of potential, new MS-specific inflammatory biomarkers in order to provide a comprehensive overall view of MS neuropathology and neuroimmunology.

Keywords

Multiple sclerosis, neuroinflammation, neurodegeneration, cerebrospinal fluid, intrathecal inflammation

Submission Deadline

31 Jan 2020

Submission Information

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Submission Deadline: 31 Jan 2020
Contacts: Orla Meng, Managing Editor, editor002@nnjournal.net

 

Published Articles

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