Modulation of immunity and viral-host interactions by alcohol

Geoffrey M. Thiele, Gyongyi Szabo, Elizabeth J. Kovacs, Abraham P. Bautista, Laura Sosa, Thomas R. Jerrells

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This manuscript represents the proceedings of a symposium at the 2001 RSA Meeting in Montreal, Canada. The organizers/chairs were Gyongyi Szabo and Geoffrey M. Thiele. The presentations were (1) Introduction, by Gyongyi Szabo; (2) Chemokine dysregulation after acute ethanol exposure, by Elizabeth J. Kovacs; (3) Chemokine production and innate immunity in the livers of simian immunodeficiency virus-infected Macaca mulatta following chronic alcohol administration, by Abraham P. Bautista; (4) Influence of ethanol consumption on the severity and progression of hepatitis associated with cytomegalovirus infection, by Laura Sosa and Thomas R. Jerrells; (5) Scavenger receptor involvement in the immune response to the metabolites of chronic ethanol ingestion, by Geoffrey M. Thiele; and (6) Mechanisms of impaired accessory cell functions due to alcohol exposure and hepatitis C infection, by Gyongyi Szabo.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1897-1908
Number of pages12
JournalAlcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 1 2002


  • Alcohol
  • Burn Injury
  • Cytokines/Chemokines
  • Hepatitis C virus
  • Immune modulation
  • Infection
  • Murine Cytomegalovirus
  • Scavenger receptors
  • Simian immunodeficiency virus

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Toxicology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health


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