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The central nervous system: privileged by immune connections

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The concept of the brain as an "immune privileged" environment is fading away, as an ever growing number of papers is continuously demonstrating the strict functional connection between immunity and central nervous system. 


Johnathan Kipnis and Anthony J. Filiano recently realized this interesting report of the main neuroimmunology papers of 2017 that covered the strict connection between immune and neurological features and the way this circuit shapes brain function. The covered papers focus on glial function, modulatory activity of cytokines on neurons,

Source: Nature Reviews Immunology

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