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Immunity, Metabolism and Aging

Due to the cancellation of the meeting “Immunity, Metabolism and Aging”, scheduled to take place in Modena (Italy), September 24-25 2020, for the difficult circumstances created by the global COVID-19 pandemic, we have suggested a "Symposium-in-Writing" whereby the speakers that have already accepted to give a talk in Modena will submit a paper to this special issue of the journal Immunity & Ageing. Daniela Frasca and Andrea Cossarizza

  1. There are currently > 600 million people over the age of 65 globally and this number is expected to double by the year 2050. Alcohol use among this population is on the rise, which is concerning as aging is as...

    Authors: Rachel H. McMahan, Kevin M. Najarro, Juliet E. Mullen, Madison T. Paul, David J. Orlicky, Holly J. Hulsebus and Elizabeth J. Kovacs

    Citation: Immunity & Ageing 2021 18:37

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Immunity & Ageing 2021 18:39

  2. Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most common neurodegenerative disease ultimately manifesting as clinical dementia. Despite considerable effort and ample experimental data, the role of neuroinflammation related...

    Authors: Usma Munawara, Michael Catanzaro, Weili Xu, Crystal Tan, Katsuiku Hirokawa, Nabil Bosco, David Dumoulin, Abdelouahed Khalil, Anis Larbi, Simon Lévesque, Charles Ramassamy, Annelise E. Barron, Stephen Cunnane, Pascale B. Beauregard, Jean-Pierre Bellenger, Serafim Rodrigues…

    Citation: Immunity & Ageing 2021 18:29

    Content type: Research

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  3. MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are regulatory noncoding RNAs important for many aspects of cellular processes including cell differentiation and proliferation. Functions of numerous miRNAs have been identified in T cells,...

    Authors: Chulwoo Kim, Zhongde Ye, Cornelia M. Weyand and Jörg J. Goronzy

    Citation: Immunity & Ageing 2021 18:28

    Content type: Review

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  4. Aging is associated with increased intrinsic B cell inflammation, decreased protective antibody responses and increased autoimmune antibody responses. The effects of aging on the metabolic phenotype of B cells...

    Authors: Daniela Frasca, Maria Romero, Denisse Garcia, Alain Diaz and Bonnie B. Blomberg

    Citation: Immunity & Ageing 2021 18:9

    Content type: Research

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  5. The etiology of the low-level chronic inflammatory state associated with aging is likely multifactorial, but a number of animal and human studies have implicated a functional decline of the gastrointestinal im...

    Authors: Stephanie M. Dillon, Tezha A. Thompson, Allison J. Christians, Martin D. McCarter and Cara C. Wilson

    Citation: Immunity & Ageing 2021 18:6

    Content type: Research

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