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Helicobacter pylori - From First Isolation to 2020

Bruna Maria Roesler

State University of Campinas

Dr. Roesler is a pharmacist biochemist and holds a Master’s degree in Pharmacology and a Doctoral degree in Basic Sciences - Internal Medicine from the State University of Campinas. Her research includes the etiology, epidemiology, and physiopathology of gastrointestinal diseases.

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Virulence Factors Genotyping Pathogenicity Host-Pathogen Interaction Gastritis Peptic Ulcer Disease Gastric Cancer Development of Gastrointestinal Disorders Management of Antimicrobial Resistance New Drugs Antibiotics Helicobacter pylori and Extradigestive diseases

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In recent years, epidemiological studies, paired with genomic analyses have shed light on specific interactions of Helicobacter pylori and the increased risk of development of digestive and extradigestive outcomes. Genomic tools such as genome sequencing, restriction fragment length polymorphism genome mapping and analytical methods are enhancing the molecular epidemiological methods currently used to study H. pylori pathogenesis. Besides, new drugs and different combinations of them have been suggested to eradicate the microorganism and scientists around the world have discussed the management of the infection, considering the host characteristics.

This book is an invitation for having a different look at Helicobacter pylori infection, since its first isolation by Warren and Marshall in the 80´s until nowadays.

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Date completed: September 1st 2020

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Deadline for chapter proposals: September 29th 2020

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Deadline for full chapters: November 28th 2020

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Review results due: February 16th 2021

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Expected publication date: April 17th 2021

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About the editor

Bruna Maria Roesler

State University of Campinas

Dr. Bruna Maria Roesler is a pharmacist biochemist and holds a Master’s degree in Pharmacology and a Doctoral degree in Basic Sciences—Internal Medicine from the State University of Campinas (Campinas, SP, Brazil) where she has identified the principal genotypes of Helicobacter pylori strains in patients with chronic gastritis, peptic ulcer disease, and gastric cancer (early and advanced stages) through molecular biology techniques. She has published her work in several peer-reviewed journals and given oral and poster presentations at various congresses. Her research also includes the etiology, epidemiology, and physiopathology of gastrointestinal diseases. She has also participated in studies that reported the possible relationship between H. pylori and idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, as well as between H. pylori and liver diseases.

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