Autoimmune diseases are conditions in which the immune system becomes unbalanced and turns on the body instead of protecting it.
OMRF scientists need volunteers for the world’s first lupus prevention study.
The SMILE trial will seek to identify individuals at high risk for developing lupus and treat them before they ever transition into the disease.
OBI’s new software system, Bio-Linked, will be used to match willing blood donors with researchers at OMRF to build a volunteer group for StopRA.
New research will help physicians better identify blood relatives of lupus patients at risk for developing the disease.
Gastroenterology and Mucosal Immunology published the findings.