UWA Nobel Laureate develops drug to prevent food allergies

A new drug which “fine tunes” the immune system is being developed to help prevent asthma and allergies to foods such as peanuts and shellfish.

UWA Nobel Laureate develops drug to prevent food allergies

Nobel Laureate Professor Barry Marshall from The University of Western Australia is developing an oral treatment called Immbalance, which is designed to restore balance to the immune system and desensitise allergic responses. Professor Barry Marshall said the drug would harness the immune properties of common bacterium Helicobacter pylori, that naturally resides in the human gut […]