The body’s own defences could be programmed to attack disease to order if two University of Leeds’ scientists succeed in proving their innovative theory.
Dr Graham Cook and Dr Erica de Wynter from the Molecular Medicine Unit, University of Leeds
Dr Graham Cook and Dr Erica de Wynter from the Molecular Medicine Unit have secured £125,000 to investigate the unique way antibody genes are assembled and how they can be harnessed to fight disease.
Scientists don’t often get funding for research where there is no preliminary data or background information but the pair have been funded by the Wellcome Trust’s Showcase scheme to research new ways to repair damaged immune systems.
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