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Experimental toothpaste could help people with a peanut allergy. It's being tested in Buffalo.

The company has entered human trials with the support of Circuit Clinical – a startup in Buffalo that helps companies administer clinical trials.
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BUFFALO, N.Y. — A New York City-based biotech company is getting a boost in Buffalo as it explores the potential of its lead product – a toothpaste that helps peanut allergy sufferers.

Intrommune Therapeutics' toothpaste contains small amounts of allergens, helping patients build up a tolerance toward the goal of less severe reactions if they are exposed to peanuts.

The company has entered human trials with the support of Circuit Clinical – a startup in Buffalo that helps companies administer clinical trials –  and has enrolled about eight patients toward its overall goal of 40.

For more on this story, please visit the Buffalo Business First website.

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