You can now read 10 articles each month for free on

The Boston Globe


Coronado stock drops after trial fails

Company tried to show parasites could fight Crohn’s disease

The company had hoped to show that whipworms, a kind of parasite, could be used to distract the immune system of someone with Crohn’s, turning the immune system attack against the worms instead of the digestive tract.

Loading comments...

You have reached the limit of 10 free articles a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than $1 a week