1998 Canadian Research Award for Specialty Residents in the Division of Medicine

December 1998
Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Dec98 Supplement, Vol. 21, pS59
Academic Journal
The article presents a study on the suppression of immunological response against a transgene product delivered from microencapsulated cells. Microencapsulated recombinant cells producing human growth hormone were implanted into C57B1/6 mice to provoke anti-human growth hormone antibody production. The efficacy of different immunosuppressive treatments was investigated to inhibit the development of neutralizing antibodies.


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