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Therapeutic and Prophylactic for Arthritis
Project ID: D2019-15Background Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease that causes swelling of the joints. Treatments are limited to anti-inflammatories, DMARDs, corticosteroids or biologics. Genetic research has identified several genetic factors that determine susceptibility to developing RA. However, there are no prophylactics or therapeutics...
Topical Treatment for Raynaud’s Phenomenon Targets Cold Receptor
Project ID: D2015-43IP Status: PCT Patent application Invention Description and Novelty: Systemic sclerosis (also known as scleroderma, SSc) is an autoimmune connective tissue disease that is characterized by the presence of Raynaud’s phenomenon (RP) that manifests by repeated episodes of vasospasm of the distal arteries...
Generation of Stable iTregs as Therapeutics against Autoimmune Diseases (Type I Diabetes)
Project ID: D2010-30 Invention novelty: New methods for induction and expansion of stable iTregs without addition of exogenous TGF-βValue Proposition: The “anti-self” immune response in human body leads to development of autoimmune diseases. For example, Diabetes mellitus type 1 (formerly known as juvenile diabetes) results from autoimmune...