Researchers Show that “Old” Treatments Can Make “New” Myelin
April 20, 2015
A team of researchers at Case Western Research University in Ohio funded by the National Institutes of Health have shown that topical therapies used to treat skin conditions can stimulate immature cells to make new myelin in mice with MS-like disease, and in human cells isolated in the laboratory. The team is working now to understand the mechanisms for this success, so that they can develop these treatments for safe clinical study in people with MS.
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