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Immune system and infections in older life

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Immune system and infections in older life

Since 2010, four international workshops on cytomegalovirus and immunosenescence have been held. These were in Tübingen (Germany) in 2012, Cambridge (UK) in 2011, Cordoba (Spain) in 2012 and Parma (Italy) in 2013.

1. New advances in CMV and immunosenescence

Sansoni P, Vescovini R, Fagnoni FF, Akbar A, Arens R, Chiu YL, Cičin-Šain L, Dechanet-Merville J, Derhovanessian E, Ferrando-Martinez S, Franceschi C, Frasca D, Fulöp T, Furman D, Gkrania-Klotsas E, Goodrum F, Grubeck-Loebenstein B, Hurme M, Kern F, Lilleri D, López-Botet M, Maier AB, Marandu T, Marchant A, Matheï C, Moss P, Muntasell A, Remmerswaal EB, Riddell NE, Rothe K, Sauce D, Shin EC, Simanek AM, Smithey MJ, Söderberg-Nauclér C, Solana R, Thomas PG, van Lier R, Pawelec G, Nikolich-Zugich J.

Exp Gerontol. 2014 Jul;55:54-62. doi: 10.1016/j.exger.2014.03.020. Epub 2014 Apr 3.
PMID: 24703889 [PubMed - in process]

2. CMV and Immunosenescence: from basics to clinics

Solana R, Tarazona R, Aiello AE, Akbar AN, Appay V, Beswick M, Bosch JA, Campos C, Cantisán S, Cicin-Sain L, Derhovanessian E, Ferrando-Martínez S, Frasca D, Fulöp T, Govind S, Grubeck-Loebenstein B, Hill A, Hurme M, Kern F, Larbi A, López-Botet M, Maier AB, McElhaney JE, Moss P, Naumova E, Nikolich-Zugich J, Pera A, Rector JL, Riddell N, Sanchez-Correa B, Sansoni P, Sauce D, van Lier R, Wang GC, Wills MR, Zielinski M, Pawelec G.

Immun Ageing. 2012 Oct 31;9(1):23. doi: 10.1186/1742-4933-9-23.
PMID: 23114110 [PubMed]

Select item 22035114

3. Report from the second cytomegalovirus and immunosenescence workshop

Wills M, Akbar A, Beswick M, Bosch JA, Caruso C, Colonna-Romano G, Dutta A, Franceschi C, Fulop T, Gkrania-Klotsas E, Goronzy J, Griffiths SJ, Henson S, Herndler-Brandstetter D, Hill A, Kern F, Klenerman P, Macallan D, Macualay R, Maier AB, Mason G, Melzer D, Morgan M, Moss P, Nikolich-Zugich J, Pachnio A, Riddell N, Roberts R, Sansoni P, Sauce D, Sinclair J, Solana R, Strindhall J, Trzonkowski P, van Lier R, Vescovini R, Wang G, Westendorp R, Pawelec G.

Immun Ageing. 2011 Oct 28;8(1):10. doi: 10.1186/1742-4933-8-10.
PMID: 22035114 [PubMed]

Select item 20822513

4. Immunosenescence and Cytomegalovirus: where do we stand after a decade?

Pawelec G, Akbar A, Beverley P, Caruso C, Derhovanessian E, Fülöp T, Griffiths P, Grubeck-Loebenstein B, Hamprecht K, Jahn G, Kern F, Koch SD, Larbi A, Maier AB, Macallan D, Moss P, Samson S, Strindhall J, Trannoy E, Wills M.
Immun Ageing. 2010 Sep 7;7:13. doi: 10.1186/1742-4933-7-13. No abstract available.

PMID: 20822513 [PubMed]

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Development of consensus flow-cytometry panels for use in the context of studies on immune system aging and CMV.

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