Neuroinflammation

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Pinho-Riberio FA, Verri WA, Chiu IM.  Nociceptor Sensory Neuron-Immune Interactions in Pain and Inflammation.   Trends Immunol.  2017.   FREE FULL TEXT ARTICLE

COMMENT:  Active crosstalk occurs between nociceptor neurons and the immune system to regulate pain, host defense, and inflammatory diseases.  Dialog between nociceptor neurons and the immune system is a fundamental aspect of inflammation, both acute and chronic.

CLASSIC  Articles

Chiu IM, von Hehn CA, Woolf CJ.   Neurogenic inflammation and the peripheral nervous system in host defense and immunopathology.  Nat Neurosci  2012  FREE FULL TEXT ARTICLE  

The line between the peripheral nervous and immune systems is blurred by new insights into neurogenic inflammation.  Dense innervation network of sensory and autonomic fibers in peripheral tissues and high speed of neural transduction allows rapid local and systemic neurogenic modulation of immunity.

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Danese A, Caspi A, Williams B, et al.  Biological embedding of stress through inflammation processes in childhood.  Mol Psychiatry  2011   FREE FULL TEXT ARTICLE