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Antigen-specific T cells in Autoimmune Glomerulonephritis

posted on 2018-10-22, 01:55 authored by MEGAN HUYNH
Specialised immune cells called T cells are known to mistakenly recognise a protein in the body as foreign and cause disease. This thesis underscores the contribution of these cells in autoimmune kidney disease and suggests new treatments that specifically act on the T cells, such as by blocking their activity, or activating other immune cells with regulatory function that can inhibit the T cells. These techniques act in a targeted manner and can improve on current treatments that suppress the entire immune system.


Principal supervisor

Joshua Daniel King Ooi

Year of Award


Department, School or Centre

Medicine - Monash Health

Campus location



Doctor of Philosophy

Degree Type



Faculty of Medicine Nursing and Health Sciences

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