The Need for Improved Lupus Therapies


In this short video from Corbus Pharmaceutical Holdings Ltd, Dr. Meggan Mackay from the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine in Hempstead, New York explains why new, improved therapies are needed in the fight against lupus.

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Dr. Mackay talks briefly about how the current therapies used to treat lupus have drawbacks and that the corticosteroids and chemotherapy used can be extremely toxic to patients. She explains that there are new types of treatments in development that won’t have the same harsh side effects as current treatments for lupus patients.

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