Anti-Tumor Necrosis Factor Alpha for Retinal Diseases: Current Knowledge and Future Concepts

@inproceedings{Mirshahi2012AntiTumorNF,
  title={Anti-Tumor Necrosis Factor Alpha for Retinal Diseases: Current Knowledge and Future Concepts},
  author={A. Vajhi Mirshahi and Ren{\'e} H{\"o}hn and Katrin Lorenz and Christina A Kramann and Holger Baatz},
  booktitle={Journal of ophthalmic & vision research},
  year={2012}
}
Tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-α) is a pro-inflammatory cytokine produced by macrophages and T-cells. It plays an important role both in inflammation and apoptosis. In the eye, TNF-α appears to have a role in the pathogenesis of inflammatory, edematous, neovascular and neurodegenerative disorders. Several TNF-blocking drugs have been developed and… CONTINUE READING