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Focus on Inflammation

Nature Immunology presents a series of specially commissioned articles discussing the newest insights into the tissue-specific characteristics of inflammation, the roles of microbiota and nutrition in driving inflammation, and the mechanistic and genetic bases of inflammation resolution and autoinflammation.

Content

  • Nature Immunology | Editorial

    Evolving mechanistic and conceptual understanding of inflammation drives insight into human disease and new approaches for therapy.

  • Nature Immunology | Comment

    Netea and colleagues provide a general guide to the cellular and humoral contributors to inflammation as well as the pathways that characterize inflammation in specific organs and tissues.

    • Mihai G Netea
    • , Frances Balkwill
    • , Michel Chonchol
    • , Fabio Cominelli
    • , Marc Y Donath
    • , Evangelos J Giamarellos-Bourboulis
    • , Douglas Golenbock
    • , Mark S Gresnigt
    • , Michael T Heneka
    • , Hal M Hoffman
    • , Richard Hotchkiss
    • , Leo A B Joosten
    • , Daniel L Kastner
    • , Martin Korte
    • , Eicke Latz
    • , Peter Libby
    • , Thomas Mandrup-Poulsen
    • , Alberto Mantovani
    • , Kingston H G Mills
    • , Kristen L Nowak
    • , Luke A O'Neill
    • , Peter Pickkers
    • , Tom van der Poll
    • , Paul M Ridker
    • , Joost Schalkwijk
    • , David A Schwartz
    • , Britta Siegmund
    • , Clifford J Steer
    • , Herbert Tilg
    • , Jos W M van der Meer
    • , Frank L van de Veerdonk
    •  &  Charles A Dinarello
  • Nature Immunology | Review Article

    Kroemer and colleagues discuss the mechanisms through which nutrition modulates metabolic, microbial and neuroendocrine circuitries that affect cancer development and the response to treatment.

    • Laurence Zitvogel
    • , Federico Pietrocola
    •  &  Guido Kroemer
  • Nature Immunology | Review Article

    Magarian Blander and colleagues review the effects of the microbiome on innate and adaptive immunological players and how microbiota-derived bioactive molecules affect inflammation and the host response to infection, vaccination and cancer.

    • J Magarian Blander
    • , Randy S Longman
    • , Iliyan D Iliev
    • , Gregory F Sonnenberg
    •  &  David Artis