Autoimmune diseases occur as a result of an attack by the immune system on the body’s own tissues resulting in damage and dysfunction. There are different types of autoimmune diseases, in which there is a complex and unknown interaction between genetics and the environment. Discover the latest research on autoimmune diseases here.
Autoimmune polyendocrinopathies, also called polyglandular autoimmune syndromes (PGASs), or polyendocrine autoimmune syndromes(PASs), are a heterogeneous group of rare diseases characterized by autoimmune activity against more than one endocrine organ, although non-endocrine organs can be affected. Discover the latest research on autoimmune polyendocrinopathies here.
Immunometabolism involves not only the way metabolites are digested by the immune system, but the way in which they can alter the pathway of the immune system. These responses occur in day-to-day healthy cell functioning, but can result in diseases, such as autoimmune disorders. Discover the latest research on cellular immunometabolism here.