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Type 1 diabetes

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Researchers Finding New Uses for Old Vaccines

Dr. Denise Faustmann, the director of immunobiology at Mass General and associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, is repurposing the common tuberculosis vaccine BCG. Faustmann is currently working on treating Type 1 diabetes with the vaccine, and has two upcoming clinical trials possible with help from Cures Within Reach. Additionally, this treatment may also be useful for other autoimmune […]