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Mackay, Ian R.

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Works: 32 works in 176 publications in 4 languages and 5,302 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference papers and proceedings  Encyclopedias 
Roles: Editor, Author, Other, Collector
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Most widely held works about Ian R Mackay
 
Most widely held works by Ian R Mackay
The autoimmune diseases by Ian R Mackay( )

57 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and held by 2,780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Since publication of the Third Edition in 1998, the understanding of the immune mechanisms underlying autoimmunity and autoimmune disease has significantly deepened and broadened. This Fourth Edition incorporates new material and combines common themes underlying inductive and effector mechanisms and therapies that relate generally to the autoimmune disorders. It discusses the biological basis of disease at genetic, molecular, cellular, and epidemiologic levels."--Publisher's website
Intolerant bodies : a short history of autoimmunity by Warwick Anderson( )

8 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Autoimmune diseases are as unpredictable in their course as they are paradoxical in their cause. They produce persistent suffering as they follow a drawn-out, often lifelong, pattern of remission and recurrence. Multiple sclerosis, lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, and type I diabetes -- the diseases considered in this book -- are but four examples of the many conditions that can develop when the body turns on itself. Connecting laboratory research, clinical medicine, social theory, and lived experience, the authors reveal how doctors and patients have come to terms with this new concept of pathogenesis, one that was accepted only in the 1950s
Multidisciplinary gerontology : a structure for research in gerontology in a developed country( Book )

6 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Autoimmune diseases II by Ian R Mackay( Book )

11 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book deals with autoimmune disease in humans (as opposed to autoimmunity itself). It discusses the biological basis of disease at the molecular, genetic, cellular, and epidemiologic levels. It also describes the clinical problems of diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment. The intended audience includes physicians of all specialties in practice, physicians in training such as house staff and fellows, and medical students. It will also be valuable for basic scientists and graduate students interested in the solution of important clinical problems. The book concentrates on topics that have grow
The human thymus by Gideon Goldstein( Book )

13 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Human Thymus presents the immunological aspect of the thymus. It discusses the lymphopoietic and immunological functions of the human thymus. It addresses the physiological function of thymus that regulates neuromuscular transmission by the secretion of thymin. <br>Some of the topics covered in the book are the origin of thymic lymphocytes; development of Hassall's corpuscles; humoral immune responses; neonatal thymectomy and wasting disease; mode of action of thymin at the neuromyal synapse; experimental autoimmune thymitis; and neuromuscular block associated with experimental autoimmune
Autoimmune diseases : pathogenesis, chemistry, and therapy by Ian R Mackay( Book )

19 editions published between 1962 and 1964 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Encyclopedia of medical immunology : allergic diseases by Ian R Mackay( )

10 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume Allergic Diseases is a comprehensive, multi-authored reference work, offering a broad appeal to microbiologists, immunologists, and infectious disease specialists. The volume explores all aspects of allergic diseases, body systems and vaccines. Emphasis is placed on genetics, physiology, metabolism, pathogenesis, and applied microbiology. Under the leadership of some of the most world renowned names in the field, the encyclopedia brings together an outstanding collection of contributions by top scientists in a variety of fields. The entries are listed alphabetically and provide full references. The volume covers the following topics: • Food Allergy and gastrointestinal Allergic Diseases • Insect Allergy • Allergy Diagnosis and Testing • Allergy Treatment: Pharmacotherapy • Asthma and Other Allergic Lower Respiratory Disease • Biology of IgE, Mast Cells and Eosinophils • Specific Allergens Causing Human Disease • Atopic Dermatitis, Urticaria and Dermatologic Allergy • Allergy Treatment: Immunotherapy, Immunomodulator Therapy and Allergen Avoidance
Hepatocellular carcinoma by Workshop on Primary Liver Cancer( Book )

3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Encyclopedia of medical immunology : autoimmune diseases by Ian R Mackay( Book )

10 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Different from other resources, this volume offers a broad appeal to microbiologists, immunologists, and infectious disease specialists on Autoimmune Diseases. The volume covers topics such as skin and alopecia, Kidney, Liver, Paraneoplastic, Resolution of inflammation, Cardiovascular/systemic inflammation and atherosclerosis, Gut, Regulatory lymphocytes T, B, other and Rheumatic Disease. The volume is written by internationally renowned authors who are authorities in their respective fields
Drug dependence : the scene in Victoria : being the report of the study group of the Victorian Foundation on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, 1970-74 by Victorian Foundation on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence( Book )

2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dimensions and effects of alcohol abuse : a Victorian perspective and future directions by Ian R Mackay( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intolerant bodies : a short history of autoimmune disease by Warwick Anderson( )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Autoimmune diseases, which affect 5 to 10 percent of the population, are as unpredictable in their course as they are paradoxical in their cause. They produce persistent suffering as they follow a drawn-out, often lifelong, pattern of remission and recurrence. Multiple sclerosis, lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, and type 1 diabetes - the diseases considered in this book - are but a handful of the conditions that can develop when the immune system goes awry. Intolerant Bodies is a unique collaboration between Ian Mackay, one of the prominent founders of clinical immunology, and Warwick Anderson, a leading historian of twentieth-century biomedical science. The authors narrate the changing scientific understanding of the cause of autoimmunity and explore the significance of having a disease in which one's body turns on itself. The book unfolds as a biography of a relatively new concept of pathogenesis, one that was accepted only in the 1950s. In their description of the onset, symptoms, and course of autoimmune diseases, Anderson and Mackay quote from the writings of Charles Dickens, Edgar Allan Poe, Joseph Heller, Flannery O'Connor, and other famous people who commented on or grappled with autoimmune disease. The authors also assess the work of the dedicated researchers and physicians who have struggled to understand the mysteries of autoimmunity. Connecting laboratory research, clinical medicine, social theory, and lived experience, Intolerant Bodies reveals how doctors and patients have come to terms, often reluctantly, with this novel and puzzling mechanism of disease causation
Cell surface receptors( Book )

2 editions published in 1982 in German and English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enfermedades por autoinmunidad : Patogenia, bioquímica y terapéutica by Ian R Mackay( )

3 editions published in 1965 in Spanish and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Primary biliary cirrhosis( Book )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1997 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El timo : Su significación en la patología y en la clínica by Gideon Goldstein( Book )

4 editions published in 1972 in Spanish and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

WHO handbook of immunological techniques by Ian R Mackay( Book )

4 editions published between 1977 and 1979 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Primary biliary cirrhosis( )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jiko men'ekibyō( Book )

1 edition published in 1967 in Japanese and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Mackay, I. R.

Mackay, I. R. (Ian R.)

MacKay, Ian R.

Mackay, Ian Reay

Mackay, Ian Reay 1922-

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