This important text will be the first devoted to a detailed analysis of immunotherapy as it applies to Type I diabetes and the pathogenesis and therapy of other specific autoimmune diseases (including uveitis, multiple sclerosis, myasthenia gravis, Cogan's syndrome, Graves' ophthalmopathy, and gonadal disorders).
Table of Contents
1. The Immunopathogenesis of Type I Diabetes Mellitus 2. Immunogenetics and Immunopathogenesis of the NOD Mouse 3. Immunotherapy of the BB Rat 4. Immunotherapy of the NOD Mouse 5. Cyclosporine for Type I Diabetes: Lessons from First Clinical Trials and New Perspectives 6. Immune Interventional Studies in Type I Diabetes: Summary of the London (Canada) and Canadian-European Experience 7. Azathioprine Immunotherapy for Insulin-Dependent Diabetes: U.S. Trials 8. Azathioprine Immunotherapy: Australian Trials 9. Immunomodulatory Drugs in Type I Diabetes 10. Immunotherapy of Uveitis 11. Immunotherapy of Graves' Eye Disease 12. Immunopathogenesis and Therapy of Gonadal Disorders and Infertility 13. Pathogenesis and Immunotherapy of Cogan's Syndrome 14. Immunotherapeutic Approaches for Multiple Sclerosis 15. Myasthenia Gravis 16. Toward More Selective Therapies to Block Autoimmunity