'Milestone' Discovery Offers Hope for Life-Threatening Disorders

11:46 EST 12 Feb 2020 | Medscape

The discovery that an antibody is linked to a wider range of autoimmune diseases than previously thought offers new hope for children with life-threatening neurologic disorders.
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