Repurposing approved drugs may be beneficial in Leishmaniasis treatment
Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine (Philadelphia, PA, USA) have suggested that CD8+ T cell-induced pathology in Leishmaniasis, depends on NLRP3 inflammasome activation and IL-1β signaling. Therefore, inhibiting these with FDA approved drugs may provide therapeutic benefit for Leishmaniasis patients.
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