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Blogs | 3 Mar 2015

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News Briefs | 12 Feb 2015

Low CD8+ T Cell Counts Found With Dimethyl Fumarate

A recent study found that patients taking dimethyl fumarate (Tecfidera) had low counts of CD8+ T cells, though their overall levels of lymphocytes were within the normal range. The findings suggest that physicians may want to monitor specific lymphocyte levels in addition to doing full blood cell counts.

In November 2014, Biogen Idec confirmed its first case of progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy, a rare brain infection, in...
News Synthesis | 12 Feb 2015

Top 8 MS Research Advances of 2014

Eight top papers showcase scientific progress in multiple sclerosis research in 2014

A new year is a fine reason to gaze back on the accomplishments of...

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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