Chronic Inflammation: Causes, Treatment Options and Role in Disease


Wei-Chiao Chang (Editor)
Department of Research and Development, Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan

Wen-Chang Chang (Editor)

Series: Immunology and Immune System Disorders
BISAC: MED044000

The primary focus of this book is to provide readers with a comprehensive overview of the recent advances in inflammation, especially in molecular biological and clinical aspects. Chapters contained in this book are written by invited authors from all over the world, who are well-known experts in their respective fields.

In the book, chapters discussed include the molecular basis of inflammatory mechanisms, the functional roles of inflammation in diseases and new treatments of anti-inflammation. This book will be useful to all who wish to understand the scientific basis of inflammatory disease. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical )

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Preface pp. i-vii

Chapter 1. The Role of Store-operated Calcium Channel in Chronic Inflammation
(Sheng-Yu Yang and Wei-Chiao Chang, Comprehensive Melanoma Research Center and Department of Tumor Biology, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, FL, USA, and others)pp. 1-18

Chapter 2. The Role of NF-êB in Chronic Inflammation
(Rosa Carnuccio, Maria Chiara Maiuri and Daniela De Stefano, Department of Experimental Pharmacology, University of Naples Federico II, Via D. Montesano, Naples, Italy, and others)pp. 19-40

Chapter 3. The Role of Autophagy in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
(Valentina Izzo, Daniela De Stefano, Rosa Carnuccio and Maria Chiara Maiuri, Department of Translational Medical Sciences, University of Naples Federico II, Via Pansini, Naples, Italy, and others)pp. 41-58

Chapter 4. Chronic Inflammation of Ankylosing Spondylitis
(Ming-Shiou Jan and James Cheng-Chung Wei, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Chung Shan Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan, and others)pp. 59-76

Chapter 5. Chronic Inflammation of Kawasaki Disease
(Ying-Hsien Huang and Ho-Chang Kuo, Department of Pediatrics, Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan, and others)pp. 77-96

Chapter 6. Chronic Inflammation of Atopic Dermatitis
(Stephen Chu-Sung Hu and Cheng-Che E. Lan, Department of Dermatology, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, and others)
pp. 97-112

Chapter 7. Chronic Inflammation of Psoriasis
(Chuang-Wei Wang, Wen-Hung Chung and Shuen-Iu Hung, Institute of Pharmacology, School of Medicine, Infection and Immunity Research Center, VYM Genome Research Center, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, and others)pp. 113-130

Chapter 8. Chronic Inflammation of Osteoarthritis
(Dongquan Shi and Qing Jiang, The Center of Diagnosis and Treatment for Joint Disease, Drum Tower Hospital Affiliated to Medical School of Nanjing University, Jiangsu, PR China, and others)pp. 131-142

Chapter 9. Chronic Inflammation of Obesity
(Ling Zhao, Department of Nutrition, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, USA)pp. 143-156

Chapter 10. Chronic Inflammation of Biliary Atresia
(Ho-Chang Kuo, Jiin-Haur Chuang and Ying-Hsien Huang, Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taiwan)pp. 157-170

Chapter 11. Chronic Inflammation of Tuberculosis
(Anas Khalil, Kuan-Jen Bai and Shawn Hsiang-Yin Chen, Department of Clinical Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy, Taipei Medical University, 250 Wu-Hsing Street, Taipei, Taiwan)pp. 171-194

Chapter 12. Macrophage-targeted Therapy of Chronic Wounds
(Dmitrij Hristodorov, Radoslav Mladenov, Eric Aslanian, Michael Huhn, Stefan Barth and Theo Thepen, Department of Experimental Medicine and Immunotherapy, Institute of Applied Medical Engineering, University Hospital RWTH Aachen, Aachen, Germany, and others)pp. 195-216

Chapter 13. Natural Products Identification for the Treatment of Chronic Inflammation
(S. Bhaskaran, K. V. Dileep, C. Sadasivan, J. Padikkala and H. B. Nair, Southwest National Primate Research Center, Texas Biomedical Research Institute, San Antonio, TX, USA, and others)pp. 217-230

Index pp. 231-248

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