The biological and clinical importance of the 'new generation' cytokines in rheumatic diseases

@article{Gabay2009TheBA,
  title={The biological and clinical importance of the 'new generation' cytokines in rheumatic diseases},
  author={Cem Gabay and Iain B. Mcinnes},
  journal={Arthritis Research & Therapy},
  year={2009},
  volume={11},
  pages={230 - 230}
}
A better understanding of cytokine biology over the last two decades has allowed the successful development of cytokine inhibitors against tumour necrosis factor and interleukin (IL)-1 and IL-6. The introduction of these therapies should be considered a breakthrough in the management of several rheumatic diseases. However, many patients will exhibit no or only partial response to these therapies, thus emphasising the importance of exploring other therapeutic strategies. In this article, we… CONTINUE READING
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