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Autoimmune Disease

Autoimmune Disease is a family of disorders resulting from tissue damage caused by a malfunctioning immune system, affecting tens of millions of people worldwide. Such diseases may be restricted to a single organ, as in multiple sclerosis and Type I diabetes mellitus, or may involve multiple organs as in the case of rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus. Treatment is generally palliative and typically includes anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressive drugs. The severe side effects of many of these therapies have fueled a continuing search for more effective and selective immunosuppressive drugs.

Most promising among these are those which can selectively inhibit the function of effector memory T-cells, known to be involved in the etiology of many of these autoimmune diseases.

 
 
October 2016
October 2016 Press Release on KPI Therapeutics Presenting Positive Data at Skin Disease Conference
June 2016
June 2016 Press Release About Promising Results of Dalazatide in Lupus Study
June 2016 Fact Sheet: What Is Lupus?
January 2016
January 2016 Press Release on KPI Biotech Showcase
January 2016 Board Member George Miljanich passes
December 2015
December 2015 AIRMID Makes Board Changes
November 2015
November 2015 New Lupus Treatment Being Tested for Younger Patients

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