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News Briefs | 29 Aug 2014

MS Research Roundup: August 29, 2014

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Items of interest to multiple sclerosis researchers from around the Web...
New Findings | 28 Aug 2014

Phase 1 Results Reported for Anti-LINGO-1 Remyelination Agent

BIIB033, a monoclonal antibody targeting the LINGO-1 remyelination signaling block, passes phase 1 safety tests

A high-profile experimental treatment to repair the damaged myelin around nerves in people with...
News Synthesis | 26 Aug 2014

Deep Brain Stimulation Helpful in Some Patients With MS Tremor

There are few treatment options for patients with MS-related tremor. For some, a radical surgery called deep brain stimulation helps immensely.

Shortly after she was diagnosed with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis in 2001, Angela Wilde-Lee’s right arm developed...
News Briefs | 25 Aug 2014

Gene Polymorphism Associated With Slower Evoked Potential Latency

The Inpp4b gene plays a role in motor evoked potentials in a mouse model of MS, according to new research. The polymorphism is also associated with MS in Spanish and German populations.

A team of researchers based in Germany recently identified a new gene polymorphism associated with...

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 added a detailed review of the cuprizone mouse model of MS.

  • Clinical Trials lists sources of information about MS clinical trials

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Discussions | 22 Oct 2013

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News Briefs | 26 Aug 2014
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New Findings | 9 Aug 2014
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News Briefs | 8 Aug 2014
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