Hepatitis B viruses cured – Pilot Study

Hepatitis B viruses cured – Pilot Study

Researchers have for the first time succeeded in conquering a chronic infection of the hepatitis B virus in a mouse model. The team showed in its publication, that T-cell therapy can provide a permanent cure. #hbv #hepatitisb #cure Karin Wisskirchen, Janine Kah, Antje Malo, Theresa Asen, Tassilo Volz, Lena Allweiss, Jochen M. Wettengel, Marc Lütgehetmann, Stephan Urban, Tanja Bauer, Maura Dandri, Ulrike Protzer. T cell receptor grafting allows virological control of hepatitis B virus infection. Journal of Clinical Investigation, 2019; DOI: 10.1172/JCI120228 https://www.jci.org/articles/view/120228