Research unlocks key to autoimmune disease

New understanding of HLA-mediated susceptibility and protection in a rare, autoimmune renal disorder may help deliver new therapies for more common autoimmune diseases such as type 1 diabetes, multiple sclerosis and Crohn’s disease. Australian-led research published in Nature identified Goodpasture’s disease as a simple ‘model’ of autoimmune disease. It has a single dominant autoantigen within ...

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