A prospective, observational study published in Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, showed that patients at risk of autoimmune connective tissue disease who evolved to definite disease had high interferon levels and a family history of autoimmune rheumatic disease, foreseeing a link between the interferon scores and disease progression.
Stiff skin syndrome causes a person's skin to harden and thicken across the entire body. This thickening results in a person being unable to move his or her joints, leaving the joints stuck in a bent position. The genetic disorder affects the protein named fibrillin-1, which allows the elastic fibers in the skin to stretch.
Forbion, one of the leading European life science venture capital firms, today announced that it led the $19 million Series B financing of Escalier Biosciences BV, a privately held biopharmaceutical company based in Nijmegen, The Netherlands. Escalier Biosciences is developing both oral and topical ROR?t drug candidates for psoriasis and other autoimmune diseases.
Biopharma™, Inc., an immunotherapy company developing a novel, proprietary class of biologics engineered to selectively modulate the human immune system to treat cancer and autoimmune diseases, announced a strategic research collaboration and license agreement with Merck, known as MSD outside of the United States and Canada.
New research, conducted by scientists at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD, finds that low vitamin D raises the risk of organ damage and renal disease in people with lupus – an autoimmune disease.
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