About this book
Bilateral Communication Between the Endocrine and Immune Systems, Volume 7 in the Springer-Verlag Endocrinology and Metabolism Series, offers the most current information and recent advances in the area of communication and regulation between the Immune and Endocrine Systems. Immune-Endocrine Interactions are reported to play pivotal roles in both activation and down-regulation of immune responses and this volume provides the most up-to-date research and findings on the immune-endocrine relationship. The contributing authors are internationally recognized experts in this area and have written chapters on such diverse topics as Interactions between the Pituitary and Immune Systems, Effects of Estrogens and Androgens on Immune Response, The Role of Sex Steroids in Immune System Regulation, and Neuroendocrine and Thymus Interactions During Development and Aging. This volume is a must for all endocrinologists and endocrinology residents.
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