Human autoimmune diseases: a comprehensive update

@article{Wang2015HumanAD,
  title={Human autoimmune diseases: a comprehensive update},
  author={Lifeng Wang and Fu-Sheng Wang and Merrill Eric Gershwin},
  journal={Journal of Internal Medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={278},
  pages={369 - 395}
}
There have been significant advances in our understanding of human autoimmunity that have led to improvements in classification and diagnosis and, most importantly, research advances in new therapies. The importance of autoimmunity and the mechanisms that lead to clinical disease were first recognized about 50 years ago following the pioneering studies of Macfarlane Burnett and his Nobel Prize‐winning hypothesis of the ‘forbidden clone’. Such pioneering efforts led to a better understanding not… Expand
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