Osteoimmunology at the nexus of arthritis, osteoporosis, cancer, and infection.

  title={Osteoimmunology at the nexus of arthritis, osteoporosis, cancer, and infection.},
  author={D. Jones and L. H. Glimcher and Antonios O Aliprantis},
  journal={The Journal of clinical investigation},
  volume={121 7},
Over the past decade and a half, the biomedical community has uncovered a previously unappreciated reciprocal relationship between cells of the immune and skeletal systems. Work in this field, which has been termed "osteoimmunology," has resulted in the development of clinical therapeutics for seemingly disparate diseases linked by the common themes of inflammation and bone remodeling. Here, the important concepts and discoveries in osteoimmunology are discussed in the context of the diseases… CONTINUE READING

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