Discovery May Lead To Development Of Safer Immunosuppressants

Saturday, March 14, 2009 - 21:21 in Health & Medicine

Immunosuppressive treatment is necessary to prevent rejection of an organ after transplant and has great potential for treating chronic inflammatory diseases. However, currently available immunosuppressant drugs can pose serious health risks, restricting their long-term use. Now, new research findings may lead to the development of immunosuppressant drugs that have fewer adverse side effects.

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