Publications

Invariant NKT cells are expanded in peripheral blood but are undetectable in salivary glands of patients with primary Sjögren's syndrome.
Clin Exp Rheumatol 2016 Jan-Feb;34(1):25-31. Epub 2015 Dec 1.
Dipartimento Biomedico di Medicina Interna e Specialistica, Sezione di Reumatologia, Università di Palermo, Italy.



Targeting IL-6 signalling in early rheumatoid arthritis is followed by Th1 and Th17 suppression and Th2 expansion.
Clin Exp Rheumatol 2014 Jan-Feb;32(1):77-81. Epub 2014 Jan 14.
Dipartimento Biomedico di Medicina Interna e Specialistica, Sezione di Reumatologia, Università degli studi di Palermo, Italy.

Macrophage phenotype in the subclinical gut inflammation of patients with ankylosing spondylitis.
Rheumatology (Oxford) 2014 Jan 29;53(1):104-13. Epub 2013 Sep 29.
Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Piazza delle Cliniche 2, 90127 Palermo, Italy.


Timing of activation of CD4+ memory cells as a possible marker to establish the efficacy of vaccines against contagious agalactia in sheep.
Vet Immunol Immunopathol 2013 Apr 29;152(3-4):252-9. Epub 2012 Dec 29.
Dipartimento di Biopatologia e Biotecnologie Mediche e Forensi, Università di Palermo, Corso Tukory 211, Palermo, Italy.


Anti-16-kilodalton mycobacterial protein immunoglobulin m levels in healthy but purified protein derivative-reactive children decrease after chemoprophylaxis.
Clin Vaccine Immunol 2007 Sep 11;14(9):1231-4. Epub 2007 Jul 11.
Dipartimento di Biopatologia e Metodologie Biomediche, Università degli Studi di Palermo, Corso Tukory 211, 90100 Palermo, Italy.

Detection of anti-MICA antibodies in patients awaiting kidney transplantation, during the post-transplant course, and in eluates from rejected kidney allografts by Luminex flow cytometry.
Hum Immunol 2006 Mar 30;67(3):230-7. Epub 2006 Mar 30.
Transplantation of Immunology Division, Department of Internal Medicine, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390-8886, USA.


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