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Editorial Board

FOUNDING EDITOR

T Tada

Japan

EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

T Kishimoto

Japan

EDITORIAL BOARD

F W Alt

USA

M D Cooper

USA

A Fischer

France

R A Flavell

USA

T Honjo

Japan

T W Mak

Canada

P Marrack

USA

A McMichael

UK

F Melchers

Switzerland

K Rajewsky

Germany

K D Shortman

Australia

M Taniguchi

Japan

E R Unanue

USA

H Wigzell

Sweden

ASSOCIATE EDITORS

Shizuo Akira
Japan

Area of Expertise
- infection immunity
- innate immunity and inflammation
- lymphocyte signalling

Keywords
- innate immunity
- toll-like receptors
- macrophage
- type 1 interferon
- TLR signalling

Anne Cooke
UK

Area of Expertise
- cytokines and chemokines
- autoimmunity
- infection immunity
- innate immunity and inflammation
- regulation of immune responses
- translational immunology

Keywords
- immune tolerance
- autoimmunity
- immune regulation
- infection
- type 1 diabetes
- regulatory T cells
- Th17
- plasticity

Raif S. Geha
USA

Area of Expertise
- allergy
- lymphocyte signalling
- regulation of immune responses
- clinical immunology (primary immunodeficiencies)

Keywords
- B cell biology
- immune deficiency
- atopic dermatitis
- IgE regulation
- actin cytoskeleton in lymphocytes

Ronald N. Germain
USA

Area of Expertise
- lymphocyte signalling
- regulation of immune responses
- systems Immunology

Toshiyuki Hamaoka
Japan

Area of Expertise
- cytokines and chemokines
- regulation of immune responses
- tumour immunity
- transplantation

Keywords
- tumour immunity
- tumour antigen
- immunotherapy
- autoimmunity
- inflammation
- lymphocyte migration

Stephen M. Hedrick
USA

Areas of Expertise
- lymphocyte and repertoire development
- lymphocyte signalling
- phylogeny of the immune system
- regulation of immune responses

Toshio Hirano
Japan

Area of Expertise
- autoimmunity
- cytokines and chemokines
- lymphocyte signalling

Keywords
- cytokine
- autoimmune diseases
- interleukin 6
- signal transduction

Thomas Huenig
Germany

Area of Expertise
- autoimmunity
- lymphocyte signalling
- infection immunity
- regulation of immune responses
- development of lymphoid organs
- lymphocyte and repertoire development
- regulation of immune responses
- translational immunology

Keywords
- CD28
- costimulation
- T cell
- immune regulation
- regulatory T cells
- T cell development

Hajime Karasuyama
Japan

Area of Expertise
- allergy

Keywords
- basophil
- allergy
- IgE
- primary immunodeficiency
- hyper-IgE syndrome

Hitoshi Kikutani
Japan

Area of Expertise
- lymphocyte signalling

Paul W. Kincade
USA

Area of Expertise
- development of lymphoid organs
- lymphocyte and repertoire development

Keywords
- stem cells
- pre-B cells
- lymphopoiesis
- development
- progenitor

Shigeo Koyasu
Japan

Area of Expertise
- infection immunity
- innate immunity and inflammation
- lymphocyte signalling
- mucosal immunity

Keywords
- innate immunity
- dendritic cells
- signal transduction
- phosphoinositides
- infectious immunity
- mast cells

Vijay Kuchroo
USA

Areas of Expertise

- autoimmunity
- lymphocyte and repertoire development
- regulation of immune responses

Atsushi Kumanogoh
Japan

Area of Expertise
- autoimmunity
- regulation of immune responses

Keyword
- multiple sclerosis
- co-stimulatory molecules
- trafficking
- semaphorin
- cellular interactions
- neuroimmunology

Tomohiro Kurosaki
Japan

Area of Expertise
- lymphocyte and repertoire development
- lymphocyte signalling
- regulation of immune responses

Keywords
- B lymphocyte
- plasma cell
- antibody
- differentiation
- signalling
- immunological memory

Warren J.Leonard
USA

Area of Expertise
- cytokines
- lymphocyte signalling
- regulation of immune responses

Keywords
- cytokines
- cytokine receptors
- molecular immunology
- STAT proteins; signalling
- T cells

Masayuki Miyasaka
Japan

Area of Expertise
- cytokines and chemokines
- development of lymphoid organs
- mucosal immunity
- regulation of immune responses

Keywords
- homing
- HEV

Lorenzo Moretta
Italy

Area of Expertise
- innate immunity and inflammation
- transplantation (stem cells)
- tumour immunity (in humans)

Keywords
- innate immunity
- human NK cells
- human dendritic cells
- human mesenchymal stem cells
- human hematopoietic stem cells (HSC)
- HSC-transplantation

Kenneth M. Murphy
USA

Area of Expertise
- cytokines and chemokines
- lymphocyte and repertoire development
- regulation of immune responses

Keywords
- T cell development
- dendritic cells
- transcription factors
- T helper cell development
- Th1
- Th2
- Th17
- cross presentation; macrophage development

Shigekazu Nagata
Japan

Area of Expertise
- autoimmunity
- regulation of immune responses

Keywords
- apoptosis
- autoimmunity
- macrophage
- cytokine

Pamela S. Ohashi
Canada

Area of Expertise
- lymphocyte signalling
- autoimmunity
- tumour immunity
- transplantation

Keywords
- T cells
- tolerance
- tumour immunity
- autoimmunity
- CTL

Ko Okumura
Japan

Area of Expertise
- allergy
- autoimmunity
- innate immunity and inflammation
- regulation of immune responses
- tumour immunity
- transplantation

Keywords
- lymphocyte functioning molecules
- killing mechanisms
- Ts
- transplantation tolerance
- anti-cancer response
- atopic disease

Christopher J. Paige
Canada

Area of Expertise
- cytokines and chemokines
- development of lymphoid organs
- lymphocyte and repertoire development
- lymphocyte signalling
- regulation of immune responses
- tumour immunity
- transplantation

Takashi Saito
Japan

Area of Expertise
- lymphocyte signalling
- regulation of immune responses

Keywords
- T cell activation
- signal transduction
- antigen recognition
- immunological synapse
- T cell receptor
- co-stimulation
- T cell differentiation

Shimon Sakaguchi
Japan

Area of Expertise
- autoimmunity
- lymphocyte and repertoire development
- regulation of immune responses
- tumour immunity
- transplantation

Keywords
- immunological tolerance
- immune regulation
- regulatory T cells
- autoimmune disease
- rheumatoid arthritis
- tumour immunity

Takehiko Sasazuki
Japan

Area of Expertise
- autoimmunity
- regulation of immune responses
- transplantation

Keywords
- HLA
- human immune response
- autoimmune disease
- human GvH
- transplantation

Josef Smolen
Austria

Area of Expertise
- autoimmunity

Keywords
- autoimmunity
- rheumatoid arthritis
- systemic lupus erythematosus
- biological therapy
- cytokines

Warren Strober
USA

Area of Expertise
- autoimmunity
- cytokines and chemokines
- innate immunity and inflammation
- mucosal immunity
- regulation of immune responses

Keywords
- mucosal immunology
- inflammatory bowel disease
- regulatory T cells
- inflammatory cytokines
- pluripotential stem cells
- animal models of inflammation

Toshiyuki Takai
Japan

Area of Expertise
- regulation of immune responses
- autoimmunity

Keywords
- Fc receptors
- inhibitory receptors
- B cell signalling
- immune regulation
- autoimmunity
- a

Kiyoshi Takatsu
Japan

Area of Expertise
- allergy
- cytokines and chemokines
- infection immunity
- innate immunity and inflammation
- lymphocyte signalling

Keywords
- cytokine, particularly IL-5
- B cells and IgA
- eosinophil
- Mycobacterium tuberculosis
- vaccine
- innate inflammation

Kiyosji Takeda
Japan

Area of Expertise
- cytokines and chemokines
- infection immunity
- innate immunity and inflammation
- lymphocyte signalling
- mucosal immunity

Keywords
- innate immunity
- mucosal immunity
- inflammation
- cytokines

David Tarlinton
Australia

Area of Expertise
- autoimmunity
- development of lymphoid organs
- infection immunity
- lymphocyte and repertoire development
- lymphocyte signalling
- regulation of immune responses

Thomas F. Tedder
USA

Area of Expertise
- autoimmunity
- lymphocyte signalling
- clinical immunology (related to B cells)
- cytokines and chemokines (related to lymphocyte migration and B cell function)
- development of lymphoid organs (related to B cell function)
- lymphocyte and repertoire development (related to B cells)
- regulation of immune responses (related to B cells)
- translational immunology (related to B cells)
- transplantation (related to B cells)

Keywords
- B cell
- signal transduction
- cell surface mo

Cox Terhorst
USA

Area of Expertise
- lymphocyte signalling
- autoimmunity
- clinical immunology
- innate immunity and inflammation
- mucosal immunity

Eric Vivier
France

Area of Expertise
- autoimmunity
- innate immunity and inflammation
- lymphocyte signalling
- regulation of immune responses
- tumour immunity
- transplantation
- translational immunology

Keywords
- NK cells
- innate immunity
- cytotoxicity
- tumour immunology
- autoimmunity
- viral infection

Takeshi Watanabe
Japan

Area of Expertise
- development of lymphoid organs
- lymphocyte and repertoire development
- lymphocyte signalling
- regulation of immune responses
- translational immunology

Keywords
- lmphoid tissue organization and development
- B cells
- signalling
- autoimmune diseases
- allergy

Kazuhiko Yamamoto
Japan

Area of Expertise
- autoimmunity
- regulation of immune responses
- clinical immunology

Keywords
- autoimmunity
- regulatory T cells
- T cells
- T cell receptor
- tolerance
- genetics

Wayne M. Yokoyama
USA

Area of Expertise
- infection immunity
- innate immunity and inflammation
- clinical immunology
- translational immunology

Keywords
- NK cells
- innate immune responses to murine CMV and poxviruses

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