Finding what fuels the 'runaway train' of autoimmune disease

20:00 EDT 23 Aug 2017 | AAAS

(Boston Children's Hospital) Researchers from Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School have discovered that rogue immune cells trigger an 'override' of the body's tolerance to its tissues, launching the vicious cycle of autoimmune disease. Could blocking these rogue cells help treat autoimmune diseases like lupus?

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