The Long-Term Marriage Between Autoimmunity and Internal Medicine: A Homage to Manuel Carlos Dias
Clinical Reviews in Allergy and Immunology, 08/01/2012
Selmi C et al. – These understanding of autoimmune diseases results from the perfect combination of basic and clinical scientific research, and the figure that is closest to the proposed autoimmunology specialist is certainly the internist. The role of B cells in rheumatoid arthritis, the immunological mechanisms to fibrosis or to tissue specific damage, the classification of Bechet’s syndrome, the clinical outcomes of antiphospholid syndrome, and new biomarkers for vascular complications in systemic sclerosis constitute, among others, are ideal examples of this combination.