Study: Multiple myeloma drug may also combat lupus

06/8/2008 | Yahoo!

German researchers reported Sunday that Velcade, Millennium Pharmaceuticals' drug for multiple myeloma, may also combat systemic lupus erythematosus. In studies on mice with strains of a disease similar to lupus, the scientists found that the drug can suppress the production of autoantibodies and extend the animals' survival. "Careful clinical studies should be initiated," the researchers said.

View Full Article in:

Yahoo!

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Senior Director, Research
America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)
Washington, DC
Stop Loss Sales Executive
Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA
Boston, MA
Regional Director, Southeastern Region - State Affairs
America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)
Washington, DC
Field Representative-Oklahoma and Kansas
National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA)
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
Market Intelligence Manager
Olympus Corporation of the Americas
Southborough, MA