Published: 27-11-2017 11:29 | Updated: 27-11-2017 15:23

Enterovirus vaccine prevented type 1 diabetes in mice

Virginia Stone is the first author of the publication: “A Coxsackievirus B vaccine protects against virus-induced diabetes in an experimental mouse model of type 1 diabetes”In a study published in Diabetologia, researchers at Karolinska Institutet and the University of Tampere, Finland, report that an enterovirus vaccine can protect against virus-induced diabetes in a mouse model for type 1 diabetes.

A vaccine for human use is now under development by the Finnish company Vactech Ltd. and its American collaborator Provention Bio. Read more on KI News

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