March 2008
Worldwide Biotech;Mar2008, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p1
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This article announces a partnership reached among Hadasit, Harvard Medical School (HMS), and Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) to develop a new orally administered therapeutic option for autoimmune diseases. Comments from Professor Shlomo Mor-Yosef, director general of Hadassah Medical Organization, are included. Particular focus is given to the combination therapy. It also presents information on results of pre-clinical studies and the etiology of autoimmune diseases.


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