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Innate immunity in Alzheimer’s disease

Edited by Donna Wilcock

This review series, published in Alzheimer's Research & Therapy, provides a critical update to the Alzheimer’s field on the state of innate immunity research. Since the last major review of immune mechanisms 12 years ago there has been much progress made in this area. Our goal is to provide a thorough update to the field in a series of review articles.

This series of articles has not been sponsored. All articles have undergone the journal’s standard peer review process overseen by the Series Editor, with final decisions made by the Editors-in-Chief. The Series Editor and Editors-in-Chief declare no competing interests.

  1. Review

    The dynamics of monocytes and microglia in Alzheimer’s disease

    Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most common neurodegenerative disorder affecting older people worldwide. It is a progressive disorder mainly characterized by the presence of amyloid-beta (Aβ) plaques and neuro...

    Peter Thériault, Ayman ElAli and Serge Rivest

    Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2015 7:41

    Published on: 15 April 2015