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Psychopharmacology

, Volume 236, Issue 10, pp 2855–2855 | Cite as

Neuroimmune signaling in neuropsychiatric disease

  • A. Leslie MorrowEmail author
  • Lawrence H. Price
Introduction
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It is our pleasure to introduce this Special Issue of Psychopharmacology focused on “Neuroimmune Signaling in Neuropsychiatric Disease”. This issue contains recent work from established and emerging thought leaders in the field that contributes to our understanding of the role of neuroimmune signaling. We thank them for their efforts and contributions to the journal.

The innate immune system is implicated and activated in virtually every neuropsychiatric condition, but our understanding of the role of these processes in disease is poorly understood. Neuroimmune signaling can involve both pro-inflammatory and anti-inflammatory processes that in turn can alter neurotransmission at multiple sites. This represents a new frontier in our understanding of normal and pathological brain function, as well as the relationship between systemic and CNS disease. We believe this Special Issue will contribute to the important insights that the study of neuroimmune signaling can afford us into the etiology of CNS disease and the identification of new targets for treatment.

We hope you enjoy the contributions in this issue and that they help inspire you to address neuroimmune signaling in your research.

Best regards,

A. Leslie Morrow and Lawrence H. Price

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Departments of Psychiatry and PharmacologyUniversity of North Carolina School of MedicineChapel HillUSA
  2. 2.Brown University, Warren Alpert Medical SchoolProvidenceUSA

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