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Old 12-08-2018, 08:56 PM   #83
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Originally Posted by grimstock View Post
"They don't know shit" hits the nail on the head!
I would also add, they have no wish to know shit.
Curing health problems is not what they are about. far from it. It's not even on the radar.
Lining pockets, YES - Making health problems worse? OH YES - that's a nice little earner!
That isn't true. A polyclonal Treg cell (they modulate the immune system, help maintain tolerance to self-antigens and prevent autoimmune diseases) product continues patient follow-up and the results of top-line data should happen in the first half of 2019.

It was a Phase II prospective, randomised, placebo-controlled and double-blind trial of 110 patients to evaluate the safety and efficacy of it as a treatment for children and adolescents with recent onset type I diabetes. The first analysis was conducted by independent statisticians and showed that the therapy continues to be well tolerated and led to the conclusion that the study was non-futile as determined by predefined criteria for therapeutic effect.

Phase I data after a single infusion was encouraging http://stm.sciencemag.org/content/7/315/315ra189 http://care.diabetesjournals.org/content/35/9/1817.long https://www.sciencedirect.com/scienc...21661614000801 and it could be effective for other types of autoimmune diseases.
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