Eureka moment: 2018 was a big year for people living with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Multiple studies showed a way forward to more accurately define disease sub-types in SLE, including the use of imaging. Why it matters: SLE is hard to diagnose. The average time and… Read More »Imaging: Seeing Inside An Autoimmune Condition
Their discoveries have led to the development of multiple immunotherapy drugs in the fight against cancer, including avelumab (Bavencio) and durvalumab (imfinzi).
Many human diseases are not easily accessible to current methods of editing DNA through CRISPR (clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats), the bacterial defense system.
What’s next: The New York Stem Cell Foundation predicts that iPS cells will enable a new era in personalized medicine in which stem cells can be turned into your own biobank to replace