EndoType: Orphan Status for Type 1 Diabetes Immunotherapy

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An immunotherapy for type 1 diabetes won orphan drug status from the FDA this week as it enters phase II trials. Drugmaker DiaVacs says DV-0100 halts the autoimmune reaction against islet cells by modifying a patient’s own dendritic cells and injecting them back into the body.

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Posted in Medical Research Type I