Therapeutic Immunology

The Second edition of Therapeutic Immunology provides a thorough and current review of existing and emerging treatments for diseases of immunologic origin with 14 new chapters and 36 new contributors. Editors and contributors who are recognized leaders in their specialties provide current information on the full spectrum of topics related to intervention, including antibodies, cytokines, gene and cell therapies, and vaccines. The book should prove a valuable reference for all researchers and physicians working in the field of immunologic disease. Practicing clinicians will appreciate the authors' emphasis on the underlying principles behind clinical interventions and discussions of the applications of current research in immunology, molecular biology, and biotechnology. Three sections covering drugs, biologic agents, and maneuvers demonstrate how the latest developments in immunology and biotechnology can provide treatment strategies for many previously incurable diseases.