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Myelin is the fatty substance that covers and protects nerves.
Neuronal firing patterns influence proliferation, differentiation of oligodendrocyte precursors

Neuronal firing patterns influence proliferation, differentiation of oligodendrocyte precursors

Researchers shed new light on MS relapse during upper respiratory infections

Researchers shed new light on MS relapse during upper respiratory infections

Human gut microbe may help treat autoimmune diseases, say researchers

Human gut microbe may help treat autoimmune diseases, say researchers

Wayne State researchers receive $1.9 million NIH grant to better understand rare genetic disorders

Wayne State researchers receive $1.9 million NIH grant to better understand rare genetic disorders

Ubiquitous human herpesvirus 6 may play key role in brain diseases like multiple sclerosis

Ubiquitous human herpesvirus 6 may play key role in brain diseases like multiple sclerosis

High-resolution imaging provides new insights into pathological mechanisms of brain diseases

High-resolution imaging provides new insights into pathological mechanisms of brain diseases

Body cooling for wheelchair comfort

Body cooling for wheelchair comfort

Researchers use quantum dots to decipher design features for new therapies aimed at MS

Researchers use quantum dots to decipher design features for new therapies aimed at MS

Common acne medication can slow progress of relapsing-remitting MS, trial shows

Common acne medication can slow progress of relapsing-remitting MS, trial shows

Experimental treatment tempers HLH, MS symptoms in mouse models, study shows

Experimental treatment tempers HLH, MS symptoms in mouse models, study shows

SyMRI approach provides myelin maps in scan times of only 5 minutes

SyMRI approach provides myelin maps in scan times of only 5 minutes

Researchers discover new cellular mechanism that may cause multiple sclerosis

Researchers discover new cellular mechanism that may cause multiple sclerosis

People with multiple sclerosis begin to show symptoms much earlier than previously thought

People with multiple sclerosis begin to show symptoms much earlier than previously thought

Preliminary study reveals promising results of new treatment for progressive MS

Preliminary study reveals promising results of new treatment for progressive MS

Rat study reveals new clues to devastating neurological disease

Rat study reveals new clues to devastating neurological disease

Promise shown in multiple sclerosis research with high throughput myelination assay

Promise shown in multiple sclerosis research with high throughput myelination assay

Researchers use stem cells to model different genetic scenarios that underlie neurologic disease

Researchers use stem cells to model different genetic scenarios that underlie neurologic disease

Research helps elucidate mechanisms behind low-level laser therapy in treating neuropathic pain

Research helps elucidate mechanisms behind low-level laser therapy in treating neuropathic pain

Treatment with microRNA re-insulates ravaged nerves, restores limb mobility in mouse models of MS

Treatment with microRNA re-insulates ravaged nerves, restores limb mobility in mouse models of MS

Breakthrough brain repair discovery could revolutionise treatment of Multiple Sclerosis

Breakthrough brain repair discovery could revolutionise treatment of Multiple Sclerosis