Progress in Inflammation Research

New Therapeutic Targets in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Editors: Tak, Paul-Peter (Ed.)

  • Focuses on therapeutic targets identified after TNF blockade and that have recently been registered or are currently under development
  • Discusses the biological rationale of all therapeutic targets in great detail, including results from clinical trials
  • Features an international team of expert authors
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The volume focuses on therapeutic targets that were identified after TNF blockade and that have recently been registered or are currently under development for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. Each chapter discusses the biological rationale in great detail, including in vitro work and work in animal models, and where appropriate, results from clinical trials.

The book is written by an international authorship of experts in this field. It is of interest to rheumatologists, immunologists, internists, investigators in immunology and rheumatology as well as the pharmaceutical industry.

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  • B cell targets in rheumatoid arthritis

    Vital, Edward M. (et al.)

    Pages 1-26

  • Co-stimulatory pathways in the therapy of rheumatoid arthritis

    Ruderman, Eric M. (et al.)

    Pages 27-43

  • Immunobiology of IL-6 — Tocilizumab (humanised anti-IL-6 receptor antibody) for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis

    Ohsugi, Yoshiyuki (et al.)

    Pages 45-57

  • Role of IL-1 in erosive arthritis, lessons from animal models

    Berg, Wim B. (et al.)

    Pages 59-74

  • Interleukin-15

    Singh, Jagtar Nijar (et al.)

    Pages 75-88

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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $289.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-7643-8237-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
New Therapeutic Targets in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Editors
  • Paul-Peter Tak
Series Title
Progress in Inflammation Research
Copyright
2009
Publisher
Birkhäuser Basel
Copyright Holder
Birkhäuser Basel
eBook ISBN
978-3-7643-8238-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-7643-8238-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-7643-8237-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 228
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