scientist 42: the clinical immunologist – Mark Larche on pet and grass allergies (2013)

A UK biotechnology company has been testing vaccines for common allergies. The vaccines use SPIREs (synthetic peptides that regulate immune system cells) to help people fend off their allergies to cats, grasses and dust mites. The Science Show’s Chris Creese spoke with Professor Mark Larché who led the clinical trials.

Follow-up link:

  • Research at McMaster T-cell Epitope Centre
  • Biotech at Circassia ToleroMune technology

16/11/2013 Tagged biology, cats, Chris Creese, Circassia, dust, grass, health, immune, life, McMaster, T-cell, vaccine allergy