The agreement supports Bristol-Myers Squibb’s long-standing commitment to immunoscience, a core therapeutic area with multiple innovative drug candidates in development to target immune-mediated diseases with high unmet medical needs.
The innate immune system is the body's first line of defense against pathogens and responds to exogenous agents in an antigen non-specific way to stimulate an immediate protective response. Dysregulated innate immunity plays a critical role in the induction and pathogenesis of autoimmune diseases.
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