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CAR T cells put the brakes on asthma

CAR T cell technology is being extended beyond the treatment of cancer. New data show that it might also treat allergic asthma, with a single infusion sufficient to prevent pathology for over a year in mice.

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Fig. 1: Mechanism of action of 5TIF4 cells.

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Lambrecht, B.N., Hammad, H. CAR T cells put the brakes on asthma. Nat Immunol 25, 935–937 (2024). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41590-024-01851-8

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