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Autoimmune funding awarded to scientists

24th August 2011

UK scientists have been awarded funding to study the effects of a powerful drug on the immune cells in the blood of patients with a common autoimmune condition.

Dr Frances Hall, lecturer in rheumatology at the University of Cambridge and consultant at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge, together with her Cambridge colleagues, senior researchers Dr Paul Lyons and Dr Robert Busch and Dr Michele Bombardieri, senior lecturer and consultant at Queen Mary University of London have been given a two-year grant of £43,000 from Arthritis Research UK to study the immune cells in the blood of patients with Sjögren’s syndrome.


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Article Information

Title: Autoimmune funding awarded to scientists
Author: Mark Nicholls
Article Id: 19535
Date Added: 24th Aug 2011


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