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Thursday, June 4, 2015 - 10:30

Early clinical trial success for new rheumatoid arthritis treatment

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.

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