Immunotherapy in Transplantation: Principles and Practice
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About this title:
This comprehensive reference source will benefit all transplant specialists working with pharmacologic and biologic agents that modulate the immune system.
Compiled by a team of world-renowned editors and contributors from the fields of transplantation, nephrology, pharmacology, and immunology, the book is divided into three sections covering all anti-rejection drugs according to a set template and assessing their efficacy for specific diseases:
Section 1: Transplantation Immunobiology covers: The Immune Response to a Transplanted Organ: An Overview; Antigen Presentation in Transplantation; The T Cell Response to Transplantation Antigens; The B Cell Response to Transplantation Antigens; The Innate Response to a Transplanted Organ; Regulation of the Alloimmune Response
Section 2: Transplantation Clinical Pharmacology - Pharmacokinetics; Therapeutic Drug Monitoring for Immunosuppressive Agents; Pharmacometrics: Concepts and Applications to Drug Development; Pharmacogenomics and Organ Transplantation; Study Design/process of development: Clinical studies
Section 3: Agents - Corticosteroids; Azathioprine; Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic Properties of Mycophenolate; Cyclosporine: Molecular Action to Clinical Therapeutics; Tacrolimus; Inhibitors of Mammalian Target of Rapamycin; Inhibitors Targeting JAK3; Cyclophosphamide; Application of antisense technology in medicine; The role of ganciclovir in transplantation; Transplantation Immunotherapy with Anti-Thymocyte Globulin (ATG); The Role of Alemtuzumab in Solid Organ Transplantation; Rituximab, an anti-CD20 monoclonal antibody; The Anti-Interleukin 2 Receptor Antibodies; Infliximab/ Anti-TNF; CTLA4-Ig; Combination and Adjuvant Therapies to Facilitate the Efficacy of Costimulatory Blockade; Intravenous Immunoglobulin (IVIG) a Modulator of Immunity and Inflammation with Applications in Solid Organ Transplantation.
Editors: Bruce Kaplan, Gilbert J Burkhart, and Fadi G Lakkis