Yesterday, the University of Queensland Diamantina Institute announced the development of a world-first treatment for rheumatoid arthritis, a debilitating disease which impacts more than 450,000 people in Australia.
UQ Diamantina Institute researcher Professor Ranjeny Thomas said results from the phase one clinical trial, published in Science Translational Medicine today, demonstrate the new treatment is safe and effective in supressing the immune response.
Also look for these pieces in your local media:
- 04 Jun 2015 | Rheumatoid arthritis breakthrough | Gold Coast Bulletin by Janelle Miles | General News - page 9
- 04 Jun 2015 5:32AM | University of Qld researchers have developed a world-first therapy | 612 ABC Brisbane, Brisbane
- 04 Jun 2015 10:03AM | Researchers at the University of Queensland have developed a new ... | 666 ABC Canberra, Canberra
- 04 Jun 2015 6:33AM | University of Queensland researchers have developed a new vaccine | ABC Southern Queensland, Toowoomba