Maria Maślińska

National Institute of Geriatric, Rheumatology and Rehabilitation

Maria Maślińska is the Deputy Head of the Early Arthritis Clinic of the Eleonora Reicher National Institute of Geriatrics, Rheumatology and Rehabilitation in Warsaw; the Deputy Editor-in-chief of the Reumatologia journal of the Polish Society for Rheumatology. She is the member of the editorial boards of: the 'Autoimmune Diseases and therapeutic Approaches: Open Acess” (Aperito Online Publishing) and the Reumatologia News (Termedia). Previous and current research projects: 'Unclassified arthritis”; 'Spondyloarthropathies” (Eleonora Reicher National Institute of Geriatrics, Rheumatology and Rehabilitation research projects) ; 'The influence of B cells on the clinical picture of the primary Sjögren’s disease – the immunohistochemical and serological assessment, the profile of cytokines regulating activity of these cells” (National Science Centre Grant no 2012/05 / N / NZ5 /838), the laureate of the Third Degree Group Award of the Rector of the Medical University of Warsaw for the scientific achievements in the field of the research related to the pathomechanism of inflammation and a member of the Polish Society for Rheumatology and of the Polish Union of the Physician-Writers. She authored and co-authored a number of scientific publications and gave lecturers at numerous courses, seminars and conferences for general practitioners and rheumatologists. Her fields of special interests include all aspects of primary Sjögren’s syndrome, early arthritis.

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Epithelial tissue does not spring to mind as an obvious source of autoimmune phenomena. Yet, genetic predisposition and influence of various environmental and epigenetic factors may lead to epithelium becoming a springboard for the development of autoimmune diseases, such as Sjögren’s syndrome, primary biliary cholangitis, autoimmune pancreatitis, or IgG4-related diseases. This book is intended as an introduction to the problem of “autoimmune epithelitis” and diseases closely related to the immune disturbances of the epithelium, with special emphasis on those affecting exocrine glands. Both theoretical and practical knowledge, presented by authors from a wide range of medical specialties, should be of help for medical professionals who have to deal with this difficult problem in their daily practice.

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