In a finding that could help lead to new therapies for immune diseases like multiple sclerosis and IBD, scientists report identifying a gene and family of proteins critical to the formation of mature and fully functioning T cells in the immune system.
New treatment may reverse celiac disease
A phase 2 clinical trial using a new technology show it is possible to induce immune tolerance to gluten in individuals with celiac disease. After treatment with the technology, the patients were able to eat gluten with a substantial reduction in infla…
Surprise contributor to multiple sclerosis
The discovery suggests new avenues for devising treatments and is a vital step toward finding a cure.