Janet Stewart is a life sciences writer and editor, who completed both PhD course work and oral examinations in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at McGill University, and holds an M.Sc. in Virology and Immunology.
Researchers at Denver’s National Jewish Health have prevented autoimmune disease in mice prone to a lupus-like illness by eliminating a protein called T-bet. This protein, which helps transform a type of white ... Read more
Galapagos will collaborate with Gilead on a Phase 2 trial evaluating the effectiveness and safety of filgotinib as a treatment for the skin disease cutaneous lupus erythematosus (CLE). Lupus is an ... Read more
Mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) was tested in laboratory mice with a systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)-like disease, and was found to lower the animals’ blood pressure, levels of autoantibodies, and the ... Read more
Frailty, a syndrome of weight loss, weakness, slowness, exhaustion and inactivity, may predict reduced physical and cognitive function and a high risk of mortality in women with systemic lupus ... Read more
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