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Personalized immune' mouse offers new tool for studying autoimmune diseases

In MedicalXpress.com

Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) scientists have developed a way to recreate an individual's immune system in a mouse.

The "personalized immune mouse" offers researchers an unprecedented tool for individualized analysis of abnormalities that contribute to type 1 diabetes and other autoimmune diseases, starting at the onset of disease. The findings were published today in the online edition of Science Translational Medicine.

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