New insights from an autoimmunity-mediated atherosclerosis mouse model could pave the way to new therapies for cardiovascular diseases
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New insights from an autoimmunity-mediated atherosclerosis mouse model could pave the way to new therapies for cardiovascular diseases

By Ana María Rodríguez, Ph.D. Patients with autoimmune disease have a higher risk of developing atherosclerosis and cardiovascular disease. Although studies have shown that human atherosclerotic plaques typically have antibodies against self-antigens, the role those complexes or immune cells play in the development of atherosclerotic lesions is still under investigation. To study how autoimmunity may lead … Continue reading