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Myelin is the fatty substance that covers and protects nerves.
TUM scientists observe formation of myelin sheaths around nerve fibers

TUM scientists observe formation of myelin sheaths around nerve fibers

Scientists suggest new strategy to inhibit untreatable, deadly nerve sheath tumors

Scientists suggest new strategy to inhibit untreatable, deadly nerve sheath tumors

Experimental molecular therapy restores insulation on peripheral nerves in mice

Experimental molecular therapy restores insulation on peripheral nerves in mice

Popular allergy drug may reduce relapses in patients with neuromyelitis optica

Popular allergy drug may reduce relapses in patients with neuromyelitis optica

Computer modeling and simulation may help characterize injury from blasts on a battlefield

Computer modeling and simulation may help characterize injury from blasts on a battlefield

Researchers use novel PET tracer to assess myelin damage in mouse models of MS

Researchers use novel PET tracer to assess myelin damage in mouse models of MS

Researchers optimize method to increase resolution of proteomic analysis

Researchers optimize method to increase resolution of proteomic analysis

UCLA study reveals positive effects of estrogen treatment in people with MS

UCLA study reveals positive effects of estrogen treatment in people with MS

Researchers find more precise, neuroprotective approach to fix MS-damaged nerves

Researchers find more precise, neuroprotective approach to fix MS-damaged nerves

Antidepressant may also alleviate multiple sclerosis symptoms

Antidepressant may also alleviate multiple sclerosis symptoms

Cellular self-digestion process plays role in development of autoimmune diseases

Cellular self-digestion process plays role in development of autoimmune diseases

Taurine could boost effectiveness of existing multiple sclerosis therapies

Taurine could boost effectiveness of existing multiple sclerosis therapies

Mayo Clinic launches new clinical test that distinguishes IDDs from multiple sclerosis

Mayo Clinic launches new clinical test that distinguishes IDDs from multiple sclerosis

Researchers uncover how rogue immune cells gain access to neurons in multiple sclerosis

Researchers uncover how rogue immune cells gain access to neurons in multiple sclerosis

Scientists unveil pathology underlying optic nerve hypoplasia in children

Scientists unveil pathology underlying optic nerve hypoplasia in children

Targeting blood-clotting protein may help treat multiple sclerosis and other diseases

Targeting blood-clotting protein may help treat multiple sclerosis and other diseases

Poor white matter health may contribute to persistent musculoskeletal pain in Gulf War veterans

Poor white matter health may contribute to persistent musculoskeletal pain in Gulf War veterans

Longevity Biotech receives award to evaluate novel drug candidate for MS in preclinical models

Longevity Biotech receives award to evaluate novel drug candidate for MS in preclinical models

Myelin sheaths restore impaired nervous system over the long haul

Myelin sheaths restore impaired nervous system over the long haul

Researchers use powerful X-ray beams for ‘navigational map view’ of mouse brain

Researchers use powerful X-ray beams for ‘navigational map view’ of mouse brain