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Autoimmunity After Checkpoint Blockade

2019-10-15 11:11:24 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to better understand how the treatment of cancer with immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICI) leads to the development of autoimmunity. Specifically, we wish to understand the genetics and immune system features that cause a subset of cancer patients treated with checkpoint inhibitor therapy to develop an immune-related adverse event (irAE).

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Autoimmunity

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

University of Pennsylvania

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-10-15T11:11:24-0400

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