Osteoimmunology: a brief introduction

Immune Netw. 2013 Aug;13(4):111-5. doi: 10.4110/in.2013.13.4.111. Epub 2013 Aug 26.


Recent investigations have demonstrated extensive reciprocal interactions between the immune and skeletal systems, resulting in the establishment of osteoimmunology as a cross-disciplinary field. Here we highlight core concepts and recent advances in this emerging area of study.

Keywords: Bone; Cytokines; Osteoblasts; Osteoimmunology; T cells.

Publication types

  • Review