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New Imaging Technique Could Help Speed Up Research For MS
2013-06-13 11:46:17

Researchers at the University of British Columbia have developed a new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technique that detects the telltale signs of multiple sclerosis in finer detail than ever before – providing a more powerful tool for evaluating new treatments.

Breakthrough MS Treatment Shown To Be Safe And Effective
2013-06-06 14:13:29

Northwestern Medicine researchers say they have discovered a big breakthrough that could help people suffering from multiple sclerosis.

Turning Stem Cells Into Brain Cells To Cure Multiple Sclerosis And Cerebral Palsy
2013-04-15 09:33:08

The painful, debilitating symptoms associated with myelin disorders, such as multiple sclerosis (MS) and cerebral palsy (CP), may one day be avoided if new breakthroughs in medical science have anything to say about it.

2013-04-01 11:21:28

Johns Hopkins scientists say they have evidence from animal studies that a type of central nervous system cell other than motor neurons plays a fundamental role in the development of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a fatal degenerative disease.

Genome Sequencing Of The Sea Lamprey Completed By Researchers
2013-03-02 05:21:25

According to a report in the journal Nature Genetics, an international team of geneticists has announced the successful sequencing of the sea lamprey genome.

Genes Linked To Human Neurological Disorders Found In Sea Lamprey Genome
2013-02-26 09:43:10

Scientists at the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) have identified several genes linked to human neurological disorders, including Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease and spinal cord injury, in the sea lamprey, a vertebrate fish whose whole-genome sequence is reported this week in the journal Nature Genetics.

2013-01-09 12:33:50

An experimental oral drug given to mice after a spinal cord injury was effective at improving limb movement after the injury, a new study shows.

2012-12-28 05:02:45

Part 1: Overview, progress toward stopping MS. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 27, 2012 MS research continued to advance on many fronts in 2012.


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