New Molecular Path To Fight Autoimmune Diseases Discovered By Penn Researchers
Main Category: Multiple Sclerosis News
Article Date: 10 Mar 2007 - 10:00 PST
Multiple sclerosis, diabetes, and arthritis are among a variety of autoimmune diseases that are aggravated when one type of white blood cell, called the immune regulatory cell, malfunctions. In humans, one cause of this malfunction is when a mutation in the FOXP3 gene disables the immune cells' ability to function. In ...