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The first prescription treatment for lupus in over 50 years was approved in 2011 by the Food and Drug Administration for adults with active autoantibody-positive lupus who are receiving standard therapy.
In essence, the antibodies turned into autoantibodies: antibodies that attacked the self.
After Van de Water published a paper in 2013 that identified those autoantibodies, a company expressed interest in licensing a patent from UC Davis for the test, and in marketing it.
Swedo recruited her in 1999 to explore what autoantibodies from strep could do to the brain.
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