Original Publication Date: >21 August, 2015
Publication / Source: Neurodegenerative Disease Management
Authors: Farren B S Briggs, Matthew C Green & Miranda L Ritterman Weintraub
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a debilitating autoimmune disease with a prominent inflammatory component. There have been strides identifying genetic and environmental MS risk factors, though much of the disease risk remains unknown. Recent large observational studies suggest adverse socioeconomic position increases the risk for MS, however the mediating biological processes are not understood.