AAN17: Potential novel treatment for multiple sclerosis identified

Written by Amy Bamford, Future Science Group

A collaborative team of researchers from QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital and the University of Queensland (Brisbane, Australia) have conducted a small, preliminary study which may show promise for a new form of treatment for patients with progressive multiple sclerosis (MS).  The study was presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s 69th Annual meeting (held April 22-28 2017, MA, USA). The phase I study, designed to enrol 10 people, involved six patients with progressive MS and who had moderate to severe disability. The objective of the study was to investigate the relationship between MS and...

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