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This project examines mechanisms of tolerance induction versus activation of self-antigen-specific CDS T cells in autoimmune disease. Innovative technologies developed by this Program will be used to explore novel concepts regarding the roles of CDS T cells in diabetes, and the findings will contribute to development of better approaches for preventing or treating autoimmune diseases.

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National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
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