WEST INDIAN JOURNAL OF IMMUNOLOGY
An official Journal of the West Indian Immunology Society
EDITOR IN CHIEF
Dr. Angel Justiz Vaillant, DM (Immunology), PhD
Immunologist and Lecturer, Department of Para-Clinical Sciences, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago
Telephones: 1(868)6453232; 1(868)2234673; 1(868)6628522 EXT:2330
Dr. Chandrashekhar Unakal, Ph.D.: Lecturer in Microbiology, Department of Para-Clinical Sciences, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago
EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBERS
Dr. Arlene Williams, Ph.D.: Lecturer in Pharmacology, Department of Para-Clinical Sciences, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago
Dr. Chhaya Chande. Ph.D. : Associate Professor at Grant Government Medical College & Sir JJ Group of Hospitals. India.
Dr. Odalis Asin. MD, Ph.D: Immunologist, University of Montreal. Canada
Dr. Clara Mullings. DM: Consultant Pathologist, Ministry of Health. Kingston. Jamaica.
Dr. Rodolfo Arrosarena Fundora. DM (ENT): Lecturer at University of the West Indies (UWI lecturer and Consultant ENT at Eric Williams Medical Science Complex)
Dr. Lorenzo Gordon. MD, Ph.D: Director, Postgraduate Training and Research Caribbean School of Medical Sciences, Jamaica.
Mr. Reinand Thompson. MSc: Department of Para-Clinical Sciences, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago
Dr. Sehlule Vuma, MB.CHB, FRCPath: Lecturer in Hematology, Department of Para-Clinical Sciences, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago
About the Journal
The WIJI is biannual, open-access journal that covers basic and clinical aspects of immunology and related sciences to share the experience of the advancement of immunology in the West Indian region and internationally. The scope of this journal covers aspects of immune response, bacteriostatic antibiotics, immunoglobulins, inflammation, cell signalling and activation, major histocompatibility complex (MHC) class I and II molecules, chemokines, antibodies, immunochemistry, cytokines, immunogenicity of biopharmaceuticals, cell receptors, immunogenomics, immunomodulatory proteins, microorganisms, immunofluorescent assays, immunoassays, superantigens, xenobiotics, immunosenescence, molecular immunology, immunopharmacology, and immunoproteomics. The clinical aspects that are in the journal’s scope are allergic diseases, immunodeficiencies, autoimmune disorders, tumour immunology, type-II, -III, and -IV hypersensitivity disorders, immunotherapy and natural products, vaccinations, COVID-19, veterinary immunology, and organ-specific immunological disorders.
Types of articles
Letters to the Editor
Summary of congresses, symposiums and workshops, Abstracts