Latest Human leukocyte antigen Stories
A national transplant policy change designed to give African-American patients greater access to donor kidneys has sliced in half the racial disparities that have long characterized the allocation of lifesaving organs, new Johns Hopkins research suggests.
A new treatment for hard-to-match kidney transplant patients is providing dramatic survival benefits.
Avoiding kidney mismatching is beneficial in pediatric kidney transplant patients, however, the likelihood of finding a matching donor must be considered against the wait time for a possible donation, according to this study.
Avoiding HLA-DR mismatching appears to be beneficial in pediatric kidney transplant patients, however the likelihood of finding a matching donor must be considered against the wait time for a possible donation.
CHICAGO, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ImmusanT, Inc., a biotechnology company developing an immunotherapeutic vaccine, companion diagnostic and monitoring tool for celiac disease, reported positive results from a Phase 1 study evaluating the safety, tolerability and bioactivity of Nexvax2Â® in patients with celiac disease.
CARLSBAD, Calif., March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Life Technologies Corporation (Nasdaq: LIFE) today announced that it is the first life science tools provider entering clinical trials to prove the safety and effectiveness of their DNA sequence-based typing (SBT) platform for analysis of the Human Leukocyte Antigen (HLA) system.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Biotechnology company ImmusanT, Inc. today announced it has established its operations in Cambridge, Massachusetts and is advancing its strategy to develop an immunotherapeutic vaccine, companion diagnostic and monitoring tool for celiac disease.
Women who have multiple sclerosis (MS) are more likely to have the gene associated with MS than men with the disease, according to a new study.
Women who have multiple sclerosis (MS) are more likely to have a gene associated with multiple sclerosis than men with the disease and it is this gene region where environment interacts with the genetics.
AUSTIN, Texas, Dec.