University of Studies G. d'Annunzio Chieti and Pescara
Specialty Chief Editor
Acute inflammation is a physiological response to insult or injury followed by a coordinated program of resolution, which promotes the restoration of tissue structure and function. Disruption of the resolution processes can lead to chronic persistent inflammation which plays a role in the progression of many diseases, such as atherosclerosis, cancer and neurodegeneration. Several drugs are available, but there is still an important gap to be filled by developing new therapeutics, which should be safer and more specific to different inflammation-related diseases. Therefore, it is necessary to invest more effort into understanding the molecular mechanisms regulating the checkpoints that turn on/off the inflammatory response. The mission of this specialty section is to provide a forum for discussing all critical aspects of inflammation to accelerate the process of drug development and to identify biomarkers of drug efficacy and toxicity. Studies of animal models predictive of human disease are welcome in order to translate the new knowledge into the development of new drugs and new diagnostics of disease susceptibility and progression as quickly as possible. There will also be room for pharmacoepidemiological and pharmacogenomic studies to release information on drug hazards as quickly as possible, so appropriate decisions in risk management can be taken. Please note, any manuscripts reporting plant extracts and traditional Chinese medicine will not be accepted and should be directed to the Ethnopharmacology section of our journal. Any manuscripts reporting network pharmacology data must include experimental validation of the proposed mechanisms.
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Inflammation Pharmacology welcomes submissions of the following article types: Brief Research Report, Case Report, Clinical Trial, Correction, Data Report, Editorial, General Commentary, Hypothesis & Theory, Methods, Mini Review, Opinion, Original Research, Perspective, Review, Systematic Review, Technology and Code.
All manuscripts must be submitted directly to the section Inflammation Pharmacology, where they are peer-reviewed by the Associate and Review Editors of the specialty section.
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