Chapter 10. Novel Immunosuppressants

  1. Richard N. Fine MD Dean Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics3,
  2. Steven A. Webber MBChB, MRCP Professor of Pediatrics4,
  3. Kim M. Olthoff MD, FACS Associate Professor of Surgery Director5,
  4. Deirdre A. Kelly MD, FRCPI, FRCP, FRCPCH Professor of Paediatric Hepatology6 and
  5. William E. Harmon MD Professor of Pediatrics7
  1. Flavio Vincenti MD Professor of Clinical Medicine1 and
  2. Ryutaro Hirose MD Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery2

Published Online: 5 MAY 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444312720.ch10

Pediatric Solid Organ Transplantation, Second Edition

Pediatric Solid Organ Transplantation, Second Edition

How to Cite

Vincenti, F. and Hirose, R. (2007) Novel Immunosuppressants, in Pediatric Solid Organ Transplantation, Second Edition (eds R. N. Fine, S. A. Webber, K. M. Olthoff, D. A. Kelly and W. E. Harmon), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444312720.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Stony Brook University School of Medicine, Stony Brook, New York 11794-8111, USA

  2. 4

    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Children's Hospital, 3705 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA

  3. 5

    Liver Transplant Program, University of Pennsylvania and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 2 Dulles, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA

  4. 6

    The Liver Unit, Birmingham Children's Hospital NHS Trust, Steelhouse Lane, Birmingham, B4 6NH, UK

  5. 7

    Division of Nephrology, Children's Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Avenue, Hunn-319, Boston, MA 02115, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of California, San Francisco, Kidney Transplant Service, San Francisco, CA, USA

  2. 2

    Dept of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, Kidney Transplant Service, San Francisco, CA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 MAY 2009
  2. Published Print: 24 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405124072

Online ISBN: 9781444312720

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Keywords:

  • renal transplantation;
  • induction therapy;
  • alemtuzumab;
  • T-cell depleting agent;
  • FK778, a new oral immunosuppressive agent;
  • protein kinase C;
  • tyrosine kinase;
  • cytokine receptor signaling;
  • placebo-controlled trial

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • New Biologics

  • Small Molecules

  • References