Introduction: Reproductive immunology: checkered past and bright future
Although immunological factors are critical to normal fertility, immunological therapies have been disappointing. This Views and Reviews highlights some critical areas of current knowledge in reproductive immunology.
Volume 106, Issue 3, Pages 497-498
Steven L. Young, M.D., Ph.D.
The immune system plays a critical role in pregnancy establishment and maintenance, but application of immunological principles to the treatment of infertility and pregnancy loss has had a checkered past. Improving knowledge in this area holds great promise for improving the treatment of subfertile patients.