Bentham Science Logo

Endocrine, Metabolic & Immune Disorders - Drug Targets

Formerly: Current Drug Targets - Immune, Endocrine & Metabolic Disorders

Volume 19, 8 Issues, 2019
ISSN: 2212-3873 (Online)
ISSN: 1871-5303 (Print)
This journal supports open access

Ranking and Category

  • 134th of 145 in

    Endocrinology & Metabolism

  • 148th of 158 in


  • 237th of 267 in

    Pharmacology & Pharmacy

Order Your Article Before Print

Aims & Scope

This journal is devoted to full-length/ mini reviews and original articles of experimental and clinical studies in the field of endocrine, metabolic, and immune disorders. Specific emphasis is placed on humoral and cellular targets for natural, synthetic, and genetically engineered drugs that enhance or impair endocrine, metabolic, and immune parameters and functions. Moreover, the topics related to the effects of food components and/or nutraceuticals on the endocrine-metabolic-immune axis and on microbioma composition are welcome.

Endocrine, Metabolic & Immune Disorders - Drug Targets


Volume 19


Number 8

Review Article   Open Access

Review Article

Review Article

Research Article

Imbalance of Steroid Hormones in Hamsters Infected with Schistosoma mansoni

, 19(8): 1122 - 1126

Katia C. Oliveira, Rita Cardoso, Antonio C. Dos Santos, Ruben Fernandes and Monica C. Botelho*

DOI: 10.2174/1871530319666190529121204

Research Article

Research Article

Parathyroid Hormone and Ischemic Cerebrovascular Event

, 19(8): 1134 - 1140

Hakan Altay*, Cihan Altın, Ali Coner, Haldun Muderrisoglu and Semih Giray

DOI: 10.2174/1871530319666190215150410

Research Article

Research Article

Articles Ahead of Print

The Preventive Effect of IL-1beta Antagonist on Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

Zheng Hangping , Han Ling, Ji Lijin, Zhao Wenting, Liu Xiaoxia, Zhang Qi, Zhu Xiaoming, Li Qingchun, Li Yiming, Xiong Qian, Hu Ji, Lu Bin* and Zhang Shuo*

DOI: 10.2174/1871530319666191022114139
View Abstract View on PubMed

Gender Dysphoria, Eating Disorders and Body Image: An Overview

W. Milano, P. Ambrosio, F. Carizzone, V. De Biasio, G. Foggia and A. Capasso*

DOI: 10.2174/1871530319666191015193120
View Abstract View on PubMed

The “Scourge of the Renaissance”. A Short Review About Treponema pallidum infection

Luigi Santacroce*, Lucrezia Bottalico, Skender Topi, Francesca Castellaneta and Ioannis Alexandros Charitos

DOI: 10.2174/1871530319666191009144217
View Abstract View on PubMed

Abstracts Ahead of Print

Interleukin 1-beta is Linked to Chronic Low-grade Inflammation and Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Overweight Adolescents

Gisele A. Amaral, Josilene D. Alves, Adenilda C. Honorio-França, Danny L. Fagundes, Gabriel Gomes Araujo, Nubia S. Lobato, Victor V. Lima and Fernanda R. Giachini*

DOI: 10.2174/1871530319666191116141159
View Abstract

The Effects of Resveratrol on Oxidative Stress Markers: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis on Randomized Clinical Trials.

Mahsa Omidian, Mina Abdolahi, Elnaz Daneshzad, Mohsen Sedighiyan, Mohadeseh Aghasi, Hamed Abdollahi, Parisa Omidian, Sasan Dabiri, Shima Hadavi, Samira Alesaeidi and Maryam Mahmoudi*

DOI: 10.2174/1871530319666191116112950
View Abstract

Thyroid disorders and prognosis in chronic heart failure: a long-term follow-up study

Massimo Iacoviello, Giuseppe Parisi, Margherita Ilaria Gioia, Dario Grande, Caterina Rizzo, Pietro Guida, Francesco Lisi, Vito Angelo Giagulli, Brunella Licchelli, Francesca Di Serio, Edoardo Guastamacchia and Vincenzo Triggiani

DOI: 10.2174/1871530319666191018134524
View Abstract

Published Contents

Editor's Choice

The Neuromodulatory Effects of ω-3 Fatty Acids and Nano-Curcumin on the COX-2/ iNOS Network in Migraines: A Clinical Trial Study from Gene Expression to Clinical Symptoms

, 2019; 19(6): 874 - 884

Mina Abdolahi, Arash Jafarieh, Payam Sarraf, Mohsen Sedighiyan, Abolghasem Yousefi, Abbas Tafakhori, Hamed Abdollahi, Farahnaz Salehinia and Mahmoud Djalali*

DOI: 10.2174/1871530319666190212170140

Potent Inhibitory Effects of Quercetin on Inflammatory Responses of Collagen-Induced Arthritis in Mice

, 2019; 19(3): 308 - 315

Kiichiro Kawaguchi, Masahiro Kaneko*, Ryo Miyake, Hiroaki Takimoto and Yoshio Kumazawa

DOI: 10.2174/1871530319666190206225034

Metabolic Syndrome, Thyroid Function and Autoimmunity - The PORMETS Study

, 2019; 19(1): 75 - 83

Luís Raposo*, Sandra Martins, Daniela Ferreira, João Tiago Guimarães and Ana Cristina Santos

DOI: 10.2174/1871530318666180801125258

Vitamin D status in coronary artery disease: association with IL-35 and TGF-β1 and disease severity

, 2018; 18(5): 522 - 529

Fereshteh Rasa, Nadereh Naderi, Ebrahim Eftekhar, Elahe Mansoori and Mahsa Rahimzadeh*

DOI: 10.2174/1871530318666180426101756

Open Access Articles

Hypothyroidism Alters the Uterine Lipid Levels in Pregnant Rabbits and Affects the Fetal Size

, 2019; 19(6): 818 - 825

Julia Rodríguez-Castelán, Dafne Zepeda-Pérez, Maribel Méndez-Tepepa, Marlenne Castillo-Romano, Marlen Espíndola-Lozano, Arely Anaya-Hernández, Pere Berbel and Estela Cuevas-Romero*

Evaluation of TG-HDL Ratio Instead of HOMA Ratio as Insulin Resistance Marker in Overweight and Children with Obesity

, 2019; 19(5): 676 - 682

Eman G. Behiry*, Nazih Mohamed El Nady, Omima M. AbdEl Haie, May Kamel Mattar and Amira Magdy

B Lymphocytes Are Predictors of Insulin Resistance in Women with Gestational Diabetes Mellitus

, 2019; 19(3): 358 - 366

Yan Zhuang, Jin Zhang, Yiwei Li, Hongqin Gu, Jinyan Zhao, Ya Sun, Rencheng Wang, Chunyan Zhang, Wen Chen, Jianrong Weng, Lan Qi, Huifang Lu, Jiarong Zhang, Qin Liu, Yinyan He* and Xianming Xu

Sex-Specific Association Between Serum Uric Acid and Elevated Alanine Aminotransferase in a Military Cohort: The CHIEF Study

, 2019; 19(3): 333 - 340

Jia-Wei Lin, Kun-Zhe Tsai, Kai-Wen Chen, Fang-Ying Su, Yi-Hwei Li, Yen-Po Lin, Chih-Lu Han, Felicia Lin, Yu-Kai Lin, Chung-Bao Hsieh and Gen-Min Lin*

The Epithelial Barrier Model Shows That the Properties of VSL#3 Depend from Where it is Manufactured

, 2019; 19(2): 199 - 206

Paola Palumbo*, Francesca Lombardi, Maria Grazia Cifone and Benedetta Cinque

Hypovitaminosis D in Healthy Pregnant Women and their Newborns in Greece

, 2019; 19(2): 159 - 165

Vasiliki Sideri, George Antonakos, Andreas Fretzayas, Achilleas Attilakos, Charalambos Chrelias, Vasiliki Papaevangelou, Polyxeni Nicolaidou and Anna Papadopoulou*

Metabolic Syndrome, Thyroid Function and Autoimmunity - The PORMETS Study

, 2019; 19(1): 75 - 83

Luís Raposo*, Sandra Martins, Daniela Ferreira, João Tiago Guimarães and Ana Cristina Santos

Potential Impact of MicroRNA-423 Gene Variability in Coronary Artery Disease

, 2019; 19(1): 67 - 74

Chandan K. Jha, Rashid Mir *, Imadeldin Elfaki, Naina Khullar, Suriya Rehman, Jamsheed Javid, Shaheena Banu and Sukh Mohinder Singh Chahal

Differential Expression of Resistant and Efflux Pump Genes in MDR-TB Isolates

, 2019; 19: 1 - 17 (E-Pub Ahead of Print)

Manaf Al Matar*, Işıl Var, Begüm Kayar and Fatih Köksal

Pioglitazone Therapy and Fractures: Systematic Review and Meta- Analysis

, 2018; 18(5): 502 - 507

Velichka Pavlova*, Elena Filipova, Katya Uzunova, Krassimir Kalinov and Toni Vekov

Italian Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AME) and Italian AACE Chapter Position Statement for Clinical Practice: Assessment of Response to Treatment and Follow-Up in Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Neoplasms

, 2018; 18(5): 419 - 449

Franco Grimaldi*, Nicola Fazio*, Roberto Attanasio, Andrea Frasoldati, Enrico Papini, Nadia Cremonini, Maria V. Davi, Luigi Funicelli, Sara Massironi, Francesca Spada, Vincenzo Toscano, Annibale Versari, Michele Zini, Massimo Falconi and Kjell Oberg

Shift from Levothyroxine Tablets to Liquid Formulation at Breakfast Improves Quality of Life of Hypothyroid Patients

, 2018; 18(3): 235 - 240

Rinaldo Guglielmi, Franco Grimaldi, Roberto Negro, Andrea Frasoldati, Irene Misischi, Filomena Graziano, Claudia Cipri, Edoardo Guastamacchia, Vincenzo Triggiani* and Enrico Papini

GH Supplementation Effects on Cardiovascular Risk in GH Deficient Adult Patients: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

, 2017; 17(4): 285 - 296

Vito A. Giagulli*, Marco Castellana, Raffaella Perrone, Edoardo Guastamacchia, Massimo Iacoviello and Vincenzo Triggiani

Most Cited Articles

Research Article

Olive leaf extracts act as modulators of the human immune response

, 2018; 18(1): 85-93.

Thea Magrone*, Anna Spagnoletta, Rosaria Salvatore, Manrico Magrone, Francesco Dentamaro, Matteo A. Russo, Graziana Difonzo, Carmine Summo, Francesco Caponio and Emilio Jirillo

DOI: 10.2174/1871530317666171116110537

Review Article

The protective effects of extra virgin olive oil on immune-mediated inflammatory responses

, 1 January 2018; 18(1): 23-35.

Rosa Casas, Ramon Estruch and Emilio Sacanella*

DOI: 10.2174/1871530317666171114115632

Review Article

Effects of olive oil on TNF-α and IL-6 in humans: Implication in obesity and frailty

, 1 January 2018; 18(1): 63-74.

Nagendra S. Yarla, Angela Polito and Ilaria Peluso*

DOI: 10.2174/1871530317666171120150329

Review Article

Olive Oil-related anti-inflammatory effects on atherosclerosis: Potential clinical implications

, 1 January 2018; 18(1): 51-62.

Tanakal Wongwarawipat, Nikolaos Papageorgiou*, Dimitrios Bertsias, Gerasimos Siasos and Dimitris Tousoulis

DOI: 10.2174/1871530317666171116103618

Review Article

Roles of glutamate and glutamine transport in ammonia neurotoxicity: State of the art and question marks

, 2018; 18(4): 306-315.

Katarzyna Dabrowska*, Katarzyna Skowronska, Mariusz Popek, Marta Obara-Michlewska, Jan Albrecht and Magdalena Zielinska*

DOI: 10.2174/1871520618666171219124427

Research Article

Relationship between proinflammatory cytokines/chemokines and adipokines in serum of young adults with obesity

, 1 May 2018; 18(3): 260-267.

Maraisa D. Borges, Eduardo L. Franca, Mahmi Fujimori, Silvia M.C. Silva, Patricia G.F. de Marchi, Alessandra L. Deluque, Adenilda C. Honorio-Franca* and Luiz C. de Abreu

DOI: 10.2174/1871530318666180131094733

Review Article

A clinical update and global economic burden of rheumatoid arthritis

, 1 March 2018; 18(2): 98-109.

Syed Ali Fazal, Mohammad Khan, Shamima E. Nishi, Fahmida Alam, Nowshin Zarin, Mohammad T. Bari and Ghulam Md. Ashraf*

DOI: 10.2174/1871530317666171114122417

Research Article

Probiotics efficacy on oxidative stress values in inflammatory bowel disease: A randomized double-blinded placebo-controlled pilot study

, 2019; 19(3): 373-381.

Andrea Ballini*, Luigi Santacroce*, Stefania Cantore, Lucrezia Bottalico, Gianna Dipalma, Skender Topi, Rajiv Saini, Danila De Vito and Francesco Inchingolo

DOI: 10.2174/1871530319666181221150352

Review Article

Recent advances in endocrine, metabolic and immune disorders: Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) and engineered scaffolds

, 2018; 18(5): 466-469.

Stefania Cantore, Vito Crincoli, Antonio Boccaccio, Antonio E. Uva, Michele Fiorentino, Giuseppe Monno, Patrizio Bollero, Chiara Derla, Francesca Fabiano, Andrea Ballini and Luigi Santacroce*

DOI: 10.2174/1871530318666180423102905

Review Article

The role of neurohypophyseal hormones vasopressin and oxytocin in neuropsychiatric disorders

, 2018; 18(4): 341-347.

Michele Iovino, Tullio Messana, Giovanni De Pergola, Emanuela Iovino, Franca Dicuonzo, Edoardo Guastamacchia, Vito Angelo Giagulli and Vincenzo Triggiani*

DOI: 10.2174/1871530318666180220104900

Review Article

Benefits of olive oil phenolic compounds in disease prevention

, 2018; 18(4): 333-340.

Olga Garcia-Martinez, Concepcion Ruiz*, Alvaro Gutierrez-Ibanez, Rebeca Illescas-Montes and Lucia Melguizo-Rodriguez

DOI: 10.2174/1871530318666180213113211

Review Article

Interplay of gut microbiota, probiotics in obesity: A review

, 1 May 2018; 18(3): 212-220.

Ramesh Pothuraju* and Raj K. Sharma

DOI: 10.2174/1871530318666180131092203

Most Accessed Articles

Focus on the Correlations between Alzheimer’s Disease and Type 2 Diabetes

, 2019; 19(5): 571-579.

Vincenzo Fiore*, Antonia De Rosa, Paolo Falasca, Massimo Marci, Edoardo Guastamacchia, Brunella Licchelli, Vito Angelo Giagulli, Giovanni De Pergola, Antonella Poggi and Vincenzo Triggiani*

DOI: 10.2174/1871530319666190311141855

Plant-derived Glycosides with α-Glucosidase Inhibitory Activity: Current Standing and Future Prospects

, 2019; 19(4): 391-401.

Haroon Khan*, Surrya Amin, Devesh Tewari, Seyed Mohammad Nabavi and Atanas G. Atanasov

DOI: 10.2174/1871530319666181128104831

Targeting Wnt Signaling through Small molecules in Governing Stem Cell Fate and Diseases

, 2019; 19(3): 233-246.

Antara Banerjee*, Ganesan Jothimani, Suhanya Veronica Prasad, Francesco Marotta and Surajit Pathak

DOI: 10.2174/1871530319666190118103907

Hypothyroidism Alters the Uterine Lipid Levels in Pregnant Rabbits and Affects the Fetal Size

, 2019; 19(6): 818-825.

Julia Rodríguez-Castelán, Dafne Zepeda-Pérez, Maribel Méndez-Tepepa, Marlenne Castillo-Romano, Marlen Espíndola-Lozano, Arely Anaya-Hernández, Pere Berbel and Estela Cuevas-Romero*

DOI: 10.2174/1871530318666181102093621


Emilio Jirillo
Department of Basic Medical Sciences Neuroscience and Sensory Organs
University of Bari “Aldo Moro”

Biography View Full Editorial Board

Journal History

Current Drug Targets - Immune, Endocrine & Metabolic Disorders was launched in 2001 and later renamed in 2006 as Endocrine, Metabolic & Immune Disorders - Drug Targets.
Track Your Manuscript:

Scopus CiteScore Metrics: 1.28

Society Accreditations

Society Name: The official Journal of Associazione Medici Endocrinologi


World Diabetes Day

Related Journals

Related eBooks

eBooks Catalog