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2009-03-11 14:35:00

Grammy Award-winning singer advocates for research into disease afflicting 7.5 million Americans WASHINGTON, March 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Grammy Award-winning artist LeAnn Rimes shared her personal story on Capitol Hill today about growing up with psoriasis, and she encouraged lawmakers to support much-needed research and enact legislation to address this complex, autoimmune disease. "I was first diagnosed with psoriasis at age 2 and throughout my childhood, my condition worsened to...

2009-03-03 01:00:00

LONDON, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the autoimmune disease diagnostics markets, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Aesku.Diagnostics with the 2008 European Frost & Sullivan Product Line Strategy Award for its consistent approach towards product development.

2009-01-24 14:30:47

Scientists at UCSF have discovered an abnormality in a patient’s immune system that may lead to safer therapies for autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and colitis, as well as potential new ways to treat transplant rejection.

2009-01-15 09:00:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Peptimmune, Inc.

2008-10-28 12:00:17

Seattle Genetics, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGEN) today presented preclinical data on SGN-70 at the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) Annual Scientific Meeting in San Francisco, California.

2008-10-16 09:00:43

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/37e728/autoimmune_disease) has announced the addition of the "Autoimmune Disease Therapeutics" report to their offering.

2008-09-19 12:00:10

Maxygen and Astellas Pharma have announced a global agreement under which Astellas will receive worldwide rights to commercialize Maxy-4 lead candidates for all autoimmune diseases and transplant rejection.

2008-08-28 21:00:13

By Mike Waites Health Correspondent The killer cells are part of the body's immune system which have been shown to destroy cancers in the test tube.But the cells also produce chemicals which direct the activity of other parts of the immune system, effectively sounding an alarm directing the body to attack infections.Now a research team from York University's Centre for Immunology and Infection has shown for the first timer that the cells also do the opposite and make chemicals which can...

2008-08-13 12:00:18

By SUZY COHEN Q: I have MS and I've taken the medicine Copaxone. Last year, you said not to rev up my immune system with vitamins. Can you explain why and tell me what kinds of supplements are safe? -- R.T., Decatur,Ill.

2008-07-31 09:01:26

Seattle Genetics, Inc. (Nasdaq:SGEN) announced today that it has initiated a phase I clinical trial of SGN-70, a humanized monoclonal antibody targeting CD70 that is being developed as an investigational therapy for autoimmune diseases.


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