New approach for treatment of contact allergy -- MEDICA Trade Fair

New approach for treatment of contact allergy

11/06/2017

Image: Prof. Dr. Irmgard Förster (right) and Prof. Dr. Günter Mayer (left) with their team; Copyright: Volker Lannert/Uni Bonn

The study highlights the importance of the chemokine-dependent communication between T cells and dendritic cells in the context of allergy. The researchers now aim to develop a similar aptamer against human CCL17 to be able to translate their findings from the animal model to clinical application.