Interception inception

What Janssen hopes to achieve with first disease interception trial in Type I diabetes

The first clinical trial to come from the Janssen Research & Development LLC's Disease Interception Accelerator will move upstream from the way Type I diabetes is treated today, even if it doesn't directly prevent the disease, and help parent company Johnson & Johnson build a new hypothesis about how to prevent or delay its onset.

Janssen is already exploring disease interception within its core therapeutic areas, and previously told BioCentury that it plans to begin a trial to intercept inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in 2017.

The diabetes trial is the first to come from the DIA, a group launched last year dedicated to exploring ways to interrupt the transition from health to disease. So far the group has announced research programs

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