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Mahn’s story: taking part in immunotherapy research

An 11 year old’s story of taking part in immunotherapy research: Mahn was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in May 2020. His parents Sharon and Harj were determined to get him onto a clinical trial testing a new treatment called immunotherapy, which hopes to slow the immune attack behind type 1 diabetes. Please click the […]

Type 1 Diabetes Breakthrough

Scientists and researchers are hoping to slow down the progression or prevent type one diabetes with immunotherapy treatments. This thought-provoking article from  DUK’s Balance magazine explains how immunotherapy can help fight type 1 diabetes. Delaying type 1 diabetes: an exciting breakthrough has been made by scientists in the trial of an immunotherapy drug that has […]

Young Scientist Training in the Immunology of Diabetes

BSI in collaboration with the T1D UK research consortium and the Immunology of Diabetes Society organised a  “taster” day of research in Type 1 diabetes with national and international experts including: Professor Colin Dayan, Chair – T1D UK Immunotherapy Research Consortium, Cardiff University  Professor Susan Wong, Cardiff University  Professor Mark Peakman, King’s College London  Professor […]

Multi-peptide Trial Aims to ‘Stall’ Type 1 Diabetes

Researchers at King’s College London and Guy’s and St Thomas’ hospital look into the possibility of slowing the progression of type 1 diabetes. Link to news article with video:  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-35847271

Pioneering Research for Type 1 Diabetes

MonoPepT1De clinical trial for type 1 diabetes treatment shows promising results. Link to news article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-40876438 Link to publication of results: http://stm.sciencemag.org/content/9/402/eaaf7779.full