endocrinology
Holy grail

Dr Emma Hamilton-Williams’ Holy Grail: Antigen-specific immunotherapy for T1D


Dr Emma Hamilton-Williams

Dr Emma Hamilton-Williams is an immunologist and a senior research fellow at the University of Queensland Diamantina Institute. She holds a Career Development Fellowship from the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Her lab focuses on the role of the gut microbiota in type 1 diabetes and immunotherapeutic approaches aimed at restoring immune tolerance in type 1 diabetes.

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Can you describe the aim of this project in 10 words? To develop a vaccine to prevent or treat type 1 diabetes What have you discovered so far in this area? We have developed a platform using liposome nanoparticles to deliver an immunotherapy for type 1 diabetes. Our goal is to use this therapy to ...

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