David Wagner

University of DenverUnited States of America

Dr. David Wagner, PhD is an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary Sciences at the University of Colorado, Denver. He is also the Immunology Section Head of the Webb-Waring Center at UCD. Training includes a PhD in Biomedical Sciences from The Quillen College of Medicine at East Tennessee State University and post doctoral fellowships at The National Jewish Medical Research Center in Immunology and Diabetes. Professional memberships include the American Diabetes Association, Immunology of Diabetes Society of the Federation of Clinical Immunological Societies (FOCIS) and American Association of Immunologists as well as a member of the Society for Luekocyte Biology. Invited Lectures include regular attendance at the Aegean Conferences: Mechanisms and Treatments for Autoimmunity. He has numerous publications in diabetes research and immunologic functions focusing on T cell development, TCR revision and pathogenic T cells.

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This book is a compilation of reviews about the pathogenesis of Type 1 Diabetes. T1D is a classic autoimmune disease. Genetic factors are clearly determinant but cannot explain the rapid, even overwhelming expanse of this disease. Understanding etiology and pathogenesis of this disease is essential. A number of experts in the field have covered a range of topics for consideration that are applicable to researcher and clinician alike. This book provides apt descriptions of cutting edge technologies and applications in the ever going search for treatments and cure for diabetes. Areas including T cell development, innate immune responses, imaging of pancreata, potential viral initiators, etc. are considered.

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