National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH: Volume 2: Impact on Global Health / Edition 1

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National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH: Volume 2: Impact on Global Health covers the scientific aspects of the entire portfolio of NIAID, including microbiology and infectious disease, HIV/AIDS, and immunology and vaccines. All major diseases and the relevant immunology and vaccine development are described in detail. In addition, all major NIAID programs, initiatives, and clinical trials are discussed and illustrate the global involvement of NIAID in biomedical research and its impact on public health worldwide. By providing this information, the global scientific community will be able to access and benefit from these programs and initiatives.

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“It is a rich and diverse set of information brought together in one place. … This book is a reference resource, useful for any higher education institute or medical facility engaged in any form of biomedical research. Particularly helpful for anyone trying to write NIH grant applications or understand how to fund NIH programmes to complement their own work.” (Maria Zambon, Microbiology Today, January, 2010)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781603272964
  • Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
  • Publication date: 7/16/2009
  • Series: Infectious Disease Series
  • Edition description: 2009
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 762
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Table of Contents

Microbiology and Infectious Diseases.- NIAID International Research Programs: Global Impact.- Bacterial Diseases.- Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases.- Fungal Diseases.- Tropical Medicine and Parasitic Diseases.- Virology.- Sexually Transmitted Infections.- Enteric Diseases.- Respiratory Diseases.- Strepoccus pneumoniae (Pneumococcal) Disease.- Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome.- Influenza.- Tuberculosis.- Viral Hepatitis.- West Nile Virus.- Herpesviruses.- Paramyxoviridae: Nipah Virus and Hendra Virus.- Arthropod-Borne Viral Encephalitis.- Malaria.- Rickettsia: The Typhus Group.- Tick-Borne Bacterial, Rickettsial, Spirochetal, and Protozoal Diseases.- Defense Against Biological Weapons (Biodefense).- Antimicrobial Resistance and Health Care–Acquired Infections.- Genomic and Postgenomic Research.- Drug Development Research.- Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome.- NIAID: Extramural Basic Research Programs.- NIAID: Programs in HIV Prevention.- NIAID: Programs in HIV/AIDS Therapeutics.- NIAID: Programs in HIV Vaccines.- NIAID: International Involvement in HIV/AIDS Research.- HIV/AIDS Epidemiology.- HIV Therapeutics: Antiretroviral Drugs and Immune-Based Therapies.- Vaccine Development.- Opportunistic Infections.- Immunology Research.- Mammalian Host Defenses: Innate and Adaptive Immunity.- Immune Adjuvants.- Immune Tolerance.- Autoimmune Diseases.- Mucosal Immune System.- The Role of B Cells.- Transplantation.- Asthma and Allergic Diseases.

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