Neuroendocrine immune basis of the rheumatic diseases.

  title={Neuroendocrine immune basis of the rheumatic diseases.},
  author={Maurizio Cutolo and Alfonse T. Masi and Johannes W. J. Bijlsma and Ian C. Chikanza and H. Leon Bradlow and Luigi A. M. Castagnetta},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
Abstract There has been much progress in our understanding of the interactions between the nervous, endocrine and immune systems in rheumatic diseases. A recent meeting**The ‘First International Conference on the Neuroendocrine–Immune basis of the Rheumatic Diseases' was held in Genova, Italy, on 18–20 September 1998. discussed the advances and their clinical implications in the treatment of these diseases.