This is where autoimmune diseases like MS come from

This is where autoimmune diseases like MS come from

In autoimmune diseases such as MS and rheumatism, the immune system turns against the body. Whether someone is susceptible to this type of disease is largely determined by genetic predisposition. The scientific search for the origins of autoimmune diseases took geneticists back to prehistory.

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Presentation:
Lucas Brouwers
Guest:
Hendrik Spiering
Editing and editing:
Elze van Driel




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