A conceptual revolution in the relationships between the brain and immunity

@article{Schwartz2011ACR,
  title={A conceptual revolution in the relationships between the brain and immunity},
  author={Michal Schwartz and Jonathan Kipnis},
  journal={Brain, Behavior, and Immunity},
  year={2011},
  volume={25},
  pages={817-819}
}
The perception of brain–immune interactions has dramatically changed over the past decade. Current neuroimmunology has moved from classic studies focusing on how immune cells can damage the brain into a field acknowledging that the immune system plays a key role in maintaining the brain and in supporting its plasticity. Such a redefinition of this field is manifested by studies focused on understanding how innate and adaptive immune responses contribute to the brain’s functionality, and how to… CONTINUE READING

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