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immunotoxicology

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  • n. The study of dysfunction of the immune system caused by a xenobiotic

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Examples

  • Nevertheless, the quest to make the invisible visible—and demonstrate, in lab animals, how exposure to a particular chemical causes autoimmunity—is the holy grail of autoimmune disease and immunotoxicology research.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • They are crude, she says, “because the field of immunotoxicology itself is still so new.”

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • These two factors combined make it very difficult to obtain and maintain funding for immunotoxicology research.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • But the three studies, which used different subjects and methods but arrived at similar conclusions, should raise a red flag that widely-used chemicals may have serious health consequences for unborn babies, according to Dr. Rodney Dietert, professor of immunotoxicology at Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y.

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  • Since its inception in 2001 International Immunopharmacology has been a primary vehicle for the publication of peer-reviewed original research papers and review articles pertinent to the overlapping areas of immunology, pharmacology, cytokine biology, immunotherapy, immunopathology and immunotoxicology.

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  • The program has now developed similar criteria for reaching conclusions from NTP immunotoxicology, reproductive toxicology, and developmental toxicology studies.

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  • In parallel, the consortium will develop innovative animal models of invasive cancers with Xentech, highly predictive genotoxicity tests with Oroxcell and immunotoxicology tools with CIT.

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  • And perhaps that is not always such a good idea, "said Henk van Loveren, professor of immunotoxicology at the Dutch National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) and a member of European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)

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