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Taking Studies of Sex Differences to the Next Level

Rhonda Voskuhl
It is now over a year since the announcement of a new National Institutes of Health policy to encourage...
Multiple sclerosis affects about three times more women than men, but pregnancy can protect against relapses, and MS in men tends to worsen faster. These naturally occurring sex differences could lead to new treatments—if they don’t stall on the way to the clinic.
Clinical Research, Drug Development, Laboratory Research

Podcasts discuss new MS treatment strategy

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The MS Brain Health collection

No cure yet exists for MS, but a new therapeutic strategy may help extend brain health, delay progressive disease, and reduce future disability. That’s the assertion of a new report released at the October 2015 ECTRIMS meeting in Barcelona.

Clinical Research, Meetings

PodBlog: B-Cell Double Header

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In episodes 56 and 57 of the MS Discovery podcast, Gavin Giovannoni, MBBCH, PhD, and Timothy Vollmer, MD, discuss the first large-scale study of a drug showing some benefits in a progressive form of multiple sclerosis. The story goes back decades, as Stephen Hauser, MD, recently explained.
A former beauty queen made a big impression on Stephen Hauser, MD, when he was...
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MS Research Roundup: October 16, 2015

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Highlights from the 2015 meeting of the European Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (ECTRIMS) in Barcelona: B-Cell Bashing Ocrelizumab; New Outcome Measure for Daclizumab
Items of interest in multiple sclerosis research from around the Web...
Clinical Research, Drug Development, Meetings

PodBlog: Status of Stem Cell Therapies for MS

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Episode 55 of the MSDF podcast features Michael Levy, MD, PhD, of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, who discusses the status of regenerative stem cell therapies for multiple sclerosis.
Episode 55 of the MSDF podcast is out. Check it out. The podcast features an interview with...
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