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Myelin is the fatty substance that covers and protects nerves.
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

Allergy medication restores nervous system function in patients with chronic MS

Allergy medication restores nervous system function in patients with chronic MS

Moms of children with rare genetic illness push for wider newborn screening

Moms of children with rare genetic illness push for wider newborn screening

Gene therapy effectively stabilizes progression of cerebral adrenoleukodystrophy, trial reveals

Gene therapy effectively stabilizes progression of cerebral adrenoleukodystrophy, trial reveals

Researchers win $2 million grant to refine and expand use of unique microscope

Researchers win $2 million grant to refine and expand use of unique microscope

Study identifies potential biomarker for onset, progression of MS

Study identifies potential biomarker for onset, progression of MS

Long-lasting effects of traumatic childhood experiences may be due to impaired neural connections

Long-lasting effects of traumatic childhood experiences may be due to impaired neural connections

Novel gene therapy can inhibit, reverse multiple sclerosis in mouse models

Novel gene therapy can inhibit, reverse multiple sclerosis in mouse models

Biodegradable nanoparticle injected after spinal cord injury limits damage

Biodegradable nanoparticle injected after spinal cord injury limits damage

Japanese scientists uncover new genetic marker for schizophrenia

Japanese scientists uncover new genetic marker for schizophrenia

Study identifies promising drug candidate for treating demyelinating diseases

Study identifies promising drug candidate for treating demyelinating diseases

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