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Aging has a profound impact on how the immune system functions. Aging and the Immune System publishes preclinical and translational studies that examine how aging and senescence impact the immune response. Our aim is to improve the overall understanding of aging and immunity with a focus on the translational aspects that may improve human healthspan.
In relation to aging and senescence, we encourage submissions on the following topics:
● The response to infection and vaccination
● The adaptive immune response
● Age-related changes in metabolism and their impact on immunity
● Innate and adaptive immunity
All studies should contribute insights into factors that can improve human healthspan. Included in this are preclinical animal studies, translational studies, and clinical trials. This also includes observational studies that do not yet have mechanistic insights. Studies examining basic immunology, that do not have translational relevance, are not within the scope of this specialty section.
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Aging and the Immune System welcomes submissions of the following article types: Brief Research Report, Case Report, Correction, Data Report, Editorial, General Commentary, Hypothesis and Theory, Methods, Mini Review, Opinion, Original Research, Perspective, Review, Systematic Review and Technology and Code.
All manuscripts must be submitted directly to the section Aging and the Immune System, where they are peer-reviewed by the Associate and Review Editors of the specialty section.
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