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News Briefs | 21 Nov 2014

MS Research Roundup: November 21, 2014

Gulf War–Era MS Veterans; Modafinil Performance Questioned; More Reproducible Findings; MS in Movies and TV

Items of interest to multiple sclerosis researchers from around the Web...
New Findings | 20 Nov 2014

Fatigue: New Mouse Model in the Works

Researchers presented a new mouse model for fatigue at the 2014 Society for Neuroscience meeting. The model is the first of its kind and works by manipulating the pro-inflammatory cytokine interleukin-1β.

There’s a new animal model coming down the pike that may be of use to...
News Briefs | 16 Nov 2014

FDA Approves Alemtuzumab for MS

Reversing a decision made in 2013, the FDA approved Lemtrada (Genzyme/Sanofi) in a restricted program for relapsing forms of MS

Late Fridays are often reserved for releasing bad news, but at 9 pm ET on November 14...
News Synthesis | 14 Nov 2014

DMT Discontinuation Review Stirs MS Research Community

The U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) recently released a draft review on the evidence on discontinuation of disease-modifying therapies. Shocked by the apparent lack of expertise in the first draft, MS researchers and advocacy groups sent in a wave of comments chastising the AHRQ for the perceived shoddiness of the report.

A draft review of the evidence surrounding discontinuation of disease-modifying therapies has sparked...

Research Resources

Tools that will help investigators conceive and perform experimental work:

  • Tissue Repositories lists features of the world's tissue repositories and brain banks, including rules of engagement and contact information
  • MSGene provides a comprehensive, unbiased and regularly updated collection of genetic association studies performed on multiple sclerosis phenotypes
  • Animal Models summarizes the promises and pitfalls of animal models used in MS research
    We've added a detailed review of zebrafish as a model organism in MS research.

  • Clinical Trials lists sources of information about MS clinical trials

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Discussions | 22 Oct 2013

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New Findings | 21 Nov 2014
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