Université Catholique de Louvain
Specialty Chief Editor
The recent advances in immunotoxicology have filled gaps in our understanding of how chemicals from occupational or environmental sources dysregulate the immune system and induce severe chronic diseases or increase the risk of developing allergic, inflammatory, cancerous or infectious disorders. These considerable progresses resulted in new in vitro tests assessing the immunoreactivity of chemicals and particles.
New challenges are, however, opening before us and we must utilize the contemporary technologies and concepts emerging in fundamental immunology to open up ways of elucidating the specific immune responses activated by toxicants.
This specialty section is dedicated to defining the effects of pollutants on the immune system not only in humans but also in other living species. We encourage academic, industrial and regulatory groups to highlight new directions and perspectives for investigative, diagnostic and regulatory aspects in fundamental and applied immunotoxicology.
This section covers research contributions devoted to (but not limited to):
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Immunotoxicology welcomes submissions of the following article types: Brief Research Report, Correction, Editorial, General Commentary, Hypothesis & Theory, Methods, Mini Review, Opinion, Original Research, Perspective, Policy and Practice Reviews, Review, Systematic Review.
All manuscripts must be submitted directly to the section Immunotoxicology, where they are peer-reviewed by the Associate and Review Editors of the specialty section.
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