Navigation Links
A nanogel-based treatment for lupus
Date:3/1/2013

Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is disease in which the immune system mistakenly attacks healthy tissues, resulting in inflammation and tissue damage. Current treatments are focused on suppression of the immune system, but these therapies can leave patients vulnerable to infection. In this issue of the Journal of Clinical Investigation, Tarek Fahmy and colleagues at Yale University report the development of a nanogel-based delivery system that targets an immunosuppressive drug (mycophenolic acid) directly to tissues associated with immune cells. A nanogel is composed of a polymer containing pores that can be loaded with drug compounds. Fahmy and colleagues tested the mycophenolic acid-loaded nanogel in a mouse model of lupus. Mice treated with the nanogel lived longer than untreated mice or mice treated with mycophenolic acid alone. Additionally, the onset of kidney damage, a common complication of lupus, was delayed in nanogel-treated mice. These studies suggest that nanogel-based therapies may be useful in the treatment of SLE.


'/>"/>

Contact: Jillian Hurst
press_releases@the-jci.org
Journal of Clinical Investigation
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related biology technology :

1. Acne Treatment Brand, Probiotic Action, Comments on the Use of a Virus to Treat Acne
2. Probiotic Comments on Claims that Plant-Based Oils Are the Best Acne Treatments
3. Global Soil Treatment Market - Trends and Forecasts to 2017
4. Probiotic Action Recommends the Best Acne Treatment and Offers Tips to Minimize Acne Breakouts
5. Mold and Leaks on Roofs Expected to Cost Fillmore Middle School $400,000, My Cleaning Products Recommends a Product That Could Cut Mold Treatment Expenses by $1,000
6. Treatment for Rett Syndrome Moves a Step Closer as Rett Syndrome Research Trust Commits Record $4.2 million in 2012
7. Non Invasive Bed Bug Treatments Offered to a State Library Shutdown Due to Sightings of Bed Bugs, MyCleaningProducts.com Details the Treatments' Process
8. An article from Bloomberg.com discusses Ban on a Common Acne Treatment; Probiotic Action Comments On the product Ban
9. Genesis Biosystems Unveils Innovative Skin Treatment at Esthétique SPA International Trade Show
10. Pictures of Bed Bugs and Non-Pesticide Product Cut Bed Bug Treatment Expenses by Half, My Cleaning Products Explains the Details in a Guide
11. ALS Patients’ Own Stem Cells Show Promise as a Future Treatment Option
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/20/2014)... PureTech , a science and ... problems, announced today the closing of a $55 ... Invesco Perpetual, a $120 Billion group of funds. ... existing pipeline forward and to advance new healthcare ... creativity to really go for the big ideas ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... OR (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Local ... participate in an investigational study of donor stem cells ... in stem cell therapy and has performed clinical stem ... this study is to determine if a single injection ... affected joints can help reduce pain and inflammation in ...
(Date:10/19/2014)... -- NextCODE Health, which enables clinicians and researchers to use ... announced the launch of its new genomic data analysis and ... Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) annual meeting in ... apply for free beta access, visit www.nextcode.com . A ... viewed here . The Exchange: ...
(Date:10/19/2014)... The Asia-Pacific Speech Analytics market report ... with analysis and forecast of revenue. This market is ... $208 million by 2019, at a Compound Annual Growth ... Browse through the TOC of the Asia-Pacific Speech Analytics ... analysis provided. It also provides a glimpse of the ...
Breaking Biology Technology:PureTech Announces Expansion with Oversubscribed $55M Funding Round 2PureTech Announces Expansion with Oversubscribed $55M Funding Round 3PureTech Announces Expansion with Oversubscribed $55M Funding Round 4PureTech Announces Expansion with Oversubscribed $55M Funding Round 5PureTech Announces Expansion with Oversubscribed $55M Funding Round 6Cascade Veterinary Referral Center Seeks Candidates for an Investigational Study of Stem Cells for Dogs with Arthritis 2The NextCODE Exchange: The first global, real-time system for sharing full-resolution genomic data 2The NextCODE Exchange: The first global, real-time system for sharing full-resolution genomic data 3The Asia-Pacific Speech Analytics market is estimated to reach $208 million by 2019 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 2The Asia-Pacific Speech Analytics market is estimated to reach $208 million by 2019 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 3The Asia-Pacific Speech Analytics market is estimated to reach $208 million by 2019 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 4
... Laboratories, a national,clinical and anatomic pathology reference laboratory ... announced today that it has,entered into a business ... network affiliation and a principal provider of,business services ... June 17, 2008, offers special pricing to the ...
... MEDX ) announced today that it is scheduled ... 11:15 a.m. Eastern Time on,Wednesday, June 25, 2008. The ... the Investor Relations section of the Medarex website at, ... be available,following the event., About Medarex, Medarex ...
... LEUVEN, Belgium, LUND, Sweden and BASEL, Switzerland, June ... AB (Nordic Exchange: BINV) announce that they have,entered ... for their jointly,developed anti-cancer agent TB-403. TB-403 is ... (PIGF), one of the growth factors,responsible for the ...
Cached Biology Technology:ARUP Laboratories Partners With Pathology Service Associates 2ARUP Laboratories Partners With Pathology Service Associates 3Medarex to Present at the Jefferies Second Annual Healthcare Conference 2ThromboGenics and BioInvent Announce a Strategic Alliance With Roche for TB-403, a Novel Anti-Cancer Antibody 2ThromboGenics and BioInvent Announce a Strategic Alliance With Roche for TB-403, a Novel Anti-Cancer Antibody 3ThromboGenics and BioInvent Announce a Strategic Alliance With Roche for TB-403, a Novel Anti-Cancer Antibody 4ThromboGenics and BioInvent Announce a Strategic Alliance With Roche for TB-403, a Novel Anti-Cancer Antibody 5ThromboGenics and BioInvent Announce a Strategic Alliance With Roche for TB-403, a Novel Anti-Cancer Antibody 6
(Date:10/17/2014)... Why do male ... reproduce? And why are there two sexes anyway? These and ... the research journal Molecular Human Reproduction published today ... University Bielefeld has compiled this special issue on sperm competition. ... copulate with several males in quick succession – chimpanzees are ...
(Date:10/16/2014)... Washington land managers have a new synthesis of recent ... mixed-conifer (MMC) forests in the two states. , ... Eastern Oregon and Washington: A Synthesis of the Relevant ... general technical report published by the U.S. Forest Service,s ... a request from managers for a synthesis of the ...
(Date:10/16/2014)... October 16, 2014 NXT-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... a biometric authentication company focused on the growing mobile ... technologies including Wocket™, the Smart Wallet, at the 13 ... is a leading global conference on the intersection of ... Mark Anderson , founder and publisher of the ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Sperm wars 2New report synthesizes best available science on management of moist mixed-conifer forests 2NXT-ID Inc. to Present at 13th Annual FiRe Conference 2NXT-ID Inc. to Present at 13th Annual FiRe Conference 3
... used by plants to build their tissues, and when plants die, ... the way of cultivating the earth can be optimized to prevent ... form of CO2, it will be contributing towards cutting greenhouse gas ... climate change. The Soil Management Group of the Public University of ...
... researchers from UCLA have published the first study to identify ... articular cartilage, providing what could be a new cell source ... damage from osteoarthritis. Such transformative therapies could ... UCLA,s Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and ...
... like relay runners in a competition. The sticks that are ... passed within the cell from one protein to another and ... interesting approach to block this information cascade and thereby block ... the signalling in cancer cells is the protein STAT5. It ...
Cached Biology News:Project on sustainable management and gas emission reduction in irrigation farming 2Project on sustainable management and gas emission reduction in irrigation farming 3UCLA stem cell scientists first to track joint cartilage development in humans 2UCLA stem cell scientists first to track joint cartilage development in humans 3A stop sign for cancer 2
...
Anti-Indolamine (Indoleamine) 2,3-dioxygenase Immunogen: Recombinant human IDO. Available Date: 38454...
Anti-Ephrin B1 Host: rabbit polyclonal Species Reactivity: human Applications: WB Storage: 4C...
Human Regulatory T cell Staining Kit #2 (w/ APC Foxp3 PCH101, FITC CD4, PE CD25)...
Biology Products: