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BloodCenter of Wisconsin

Bonnie Dittel, Ph.D.
Term: 7/1/12-6/30/15
Funding: $450,431
“Regulation of EAE by CD86 expressed within the CNS” Investigating how an immune system signaling molecule suppresses MS-like disease for clues to new treatments to stop MS disease activity.

Medical College of Wisconsin

Hao Zhang, Ph.D. 
Term: 10/1/2014-9/30/2017 
Funding: $ 646,763 
“Therapeutic implications of KYC, a novel myeloperoxidase inhibitor, in multiple sclerosis” Can blocking free radicals in an MS model provide clues to stopping disease progression in people with MS?

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Shing-yan Chiu, Ph.D.
Term: 4/1/2015-3/31/2018
Funding: $ 612,977 
“A Novel Specific Treatment for Progressive MS: Elimination of Mitochondrial Anchoring” Researchers are studying mouse models with features similar to progressive MS to investigate possible new approaches to stopping MS progression.

Aaron Field, M.D., Ph.D.
Term: 7/1/2010-6/30/2015
Funding: $586,436 
“Study of CCSVI in MS using quantitative time-resolved 3D MRV” Understanding the role of CCSVI (vein blockage) in MS and identifying optimal methods for screening for the condition.

Colleen Hayes, Ph.D.
Term: 10/1/2010-9/30/2015  
Funding: $ 585,146 
“Vitamin D and estrogen synergy in the control of EAE” Exploring how vitamin D and the sex hormone estrogen may interact to control MS-like immune attacks and its implications for MS.
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