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Current Topics in Pharmacology
Phcol 514
12:30 PM, Wednesday, May 11, 2005
Room T-473 HSC


Speaker: Neil Nathanson
Topic: Neural Regulation of the Immune System via the Inflammatory Reflex: Why the Marlboro Man Didn't Die of Sepsis

References:

  1. Borovikova LV, Ivanova S, Zhang M, Yang H, Botchkina GI, Watkins LR, Wang H, Abumrad N, Eaton JW, Tracey KJ. Vagus nerve stimulation attenuates the systemic inflammatory response to endotoxin. Nature. 2000 May 25; 405(6785): 458-62.

  2. Wang H, Yu M, Ochani M, Amella CA, Tanovic M, Susarla S, Li JH, Wang H, Yang H, Ulloa L, Al-Abed Y, Czura CJ, Tracey KJ. Nicotinic acetylcholine receptor alpha7 subunit is an essential regulator of inflammation. Nature. 2003 Jan 23; 421(6921): 384-8.

  3. Guarini S, Altavilla D, Cainazzo MM, Giuliani D, Bigiani A, Marini H, Squadrito G, Minutoli L, Bertolini A, Marini R, Adamo EB, Venuti FS, Squadrito F. Efferent vagal fibre stimulation blunts nuclear factor-kappaB activation and protects against hypovolemic hemorrhagic shock. Circulation. 2003 Mar 4; 107(8): 1189-94.

  4. Wang H, Liao H, Ochani M, Justiniani M, Lin X, Yang L, Al-Abed Y, Wang H, Metz C, Miller EJ, Tracey KJ, Ulloa L. Cholinergic agonists inhibit HMGB1 release and improve survival in experimental sepsis. Nat Med. 2004 Nov; 10(11): 1216-21. Epub 2004 Oct 24.

Reviews:
  1. Sopori M. Effects of cigarette smoke on the immune system. Nat Rev Immunol. 2002 May; 2(5): 372-7.

  2. Yang H, Wang H, Czura CJ, Tracey KJ. The cytokine activity of HMGB1. J Leukoc Biol. July, 2005 in press.

  3. Czura CJ, Tracey KJ. Autonomic neural regulation of immunity. J Intern Med. 2005 Feb; 257(2): 156-66.


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