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Myelin is the fatty substance that covers and protects nerves.
Mouse model shows how chronic demyelination may cause seizures in MS patients

Mouse model shows how chronic demyelination may cause seizures in MS patients

Researchers identify new unexpected cause for hidden hearing loss

Researchers identify new unexpected cause for hidden hearing loss

Study suggests new ways to treat neurological symptoms linked to tuberous sclerosis complex

Study suggests new ways to treat neurological symptoms linked to tuberous sclerosis complex

New therapeutic agent shows potential for treating optic neuritis linked to multiple sclerosis

New therapeutic agent shows potential for treating optic neuritis linked to multiple sclerosis

Scientists discover adverse, unpredictable side effects of approved MS therapy

Scientists discover adverse, unpredictable side effects of approved MS therapy

Cluster signaling mechanism causes T cells to turn pathogenic in multiple sclerosis, research shows

Cluster signaling mechanism causes T cells to turn pathogenic in multiple sclerosis, research shows

RSNA 2016: SyntheticMR launches REMyDI for easy quantification of myelin volume in the brain

RSNA 2016: SyntheticMR launches REMyDI for easy quantification of myelin volume in the brain

Research reveals new insights into how sleep deprivation affects children's brains

Research reveals new insights into how sleep deprivation affects children's brains

Drug approved for other purposes can promote recovery from acute nerve damage, study shows

Drug approved for other purposes can promote recovery from acute nerve damage, study shows

Researchers find differences in the brain regions of children with Tourette's syndrome

Researchers find differences in the brain regions of children with Tourette's syndrome

Pathology of Krabbe's disease may provide insights on late-onset neurodegenerative diseases

Pathology of Krabbe's disease may provide insights on late-onset neurodegenerative diseases

UA neuroscientists receive $10.3 million grant to find cause for heightened risk of Alzheimer's in women

UA neuroscientists receive $10.3 million grant to find cause for heightened risk of Alzheimer's in women

Neu5Gc common in red meat increases risk of tumor formation

Neu5Gc common in red meat increases risk of tumor formation

Portsmouth scientist wins major award to develop treatments for MS patients

Portsmouth scientist wins major award to develop treatments for MS patients

Researchers find biological evidence linking Zika virus infection and Guillain-Barré syndrome

Researchers find biological evidence linking Zika virus infection and Guillain-Barré syndrome

Structural instability in myelin membranes may instigate multiple sclerosis

Structural instability in myelin membranes may instigate multiple sclerosis

UZH researchers discover that children’s brain reacts differently to acute sleep deprivation

UZH researchers discover that children’s brain reacts differently to acute sleep deprivation

Researchers uncover pneumonia causing bacteria as trigger for autoimmune disease GBS

Researchers uncover pneumonia causing bacteria as trigger for autoimmune disease GBS

NIGHTSEA and EMS nominate Dr. Sarah Petersen for 2016 KEY Award

NIGHTSEA and EMS nominate Dr. Sarah Petersen for 2016 KEY Award

Experimental drug may prevent development of multiple sclerosis in mice

Experimental drug may prevent development of multiple sclerosis in mice