Eric Topol September 17, 2023
Just think of the implications:
“A new type of vaccine…has shown in the lab setting that it can completely reverse autoimmune diseases like multiple sclerosis and type 1 diabetes—all without shutting down the rest of the immune system.”
We’ll get to “Leveraging the Liver,” as depicted below, after some background.
Tolerogenic vaccines are the opposite of conventional vaccines that rev up our immune system against a pathogen. Instead, they suppress or block our immune response. Inducing tolerance—just what we need in people at risk for or suffering from autoimmune conditions. The tolerogenic concept isn’t new and has been intensively pursued for at least 15 years.
Current treatments for the 80 autoimmune diseases (multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, celiac disease, lupus,...