Nov. 15, 2013

Putting Lupus in Permanent Remission

Nontoxic therapy shows encouraging results in blood samples from lupus patients

CHICAGO --- Northwestern Medicine® scientists have successfully tested a nontoxic therapy that suppresses Lupus in blood samples of people with the autoimmune disease.

This is a positive step toward one day developing a vaccine-like therapy that could keep Lupus in remission in the human body without the use of toxic drugs.

The study was published online in Clinical Immunology, the journal of the Federation of Clinical Immunology Societies.

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