Celgene announces regulatory information about investigational compound for relapsing multiple sclerosis
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  April 3, 2018  
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 Celgene announces regulatory information about investigational compound for relapsing multiple sclerosisCelgene announces regulatory information about investigational compound for relapsing multiple sclerosis
 
Celgene Corporation today announced that it has received a Refusal to File letter from the United States Food and Drug Administration regarding its New Drug Application for ozanimod in development for the treatment of patients with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis.
 
 
 Surprise discovery may lead potential treatment for multiple sclerosisSurprise discovery may lead potential treatment for multiple sclerosis
 
A surprise finding by medical scientists may lead to the development of a possible treatment for multiple sclerosis (MS).
 
   MS patients who feel stigmatized more likely to suffer from depressionMS patients who feel stigmatized more likely to suffer from depression
 
People with Multiple Sclerosis -- MS -- who feel stigmatized are more likely to suffer from depression, according to researchers, who add that having a support system of friends and family and a sense of autonomy may help reduce the harmful effects of stigma.
 
   New PET imaging agent could help guide treatments for people with neurological diseasesNew PET imaging agent could help guide treatments for people with neurological diseases
 
Researchers have developed a new imaging agent that could help guide and assess treatments for people with various neurological diseases, including Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and multiple sclerosis.
 
   Researchers create new compound that appears to activate cancer-fighting T cellsResearchers create new compound that appears to activate cancer-fighting T cells
 
Invariant natural killer T (iNKT) cells are powerful weapons our body's immune systems count on to fight infection and combat diseases like cancer, multiple sclerosis, and lupus. Finding ways to spark these potent cells into action could lead to more effective cancer treatments and vaccines.
 
 Functions of MHC in the Immune System
 
Functions of MHC in the Immune SystemThe major histocompatibility complex (MHC) is a group of genes that encode proteins on the cell surface that have an important role in immune response.
 
 
 Scrutinizing Medicare coverage for physical, occupational and speech therapy
 
Scrutinizing Medicare coverage for physical, occupational and speech therapyFor years, confusion has surrounded the conditions under which older adults can receive physical, occupational and speech therapy covered by Medicare.
 
 
 TUM scientists observe formation of myelin sheaths around nerve fibers
 
TUM scientists observe formation of myelin sheaths around nerve fibersNerve fibers are surrounded by a myelin sheath. Scientists at the Technical University of Munich have now made the first-ever "live" observations of how this protective layer is formed.
 
 
 Researchers discover how the body skillfully extinguishes inflammation
 
Researchers discover how the body skillfully extinguishes inflammationInflammation needs energy An important source for this energy is oxygen, which is indispensable for the cells of the immune system to work properly.
 
 
 Researchers fabricate artificial device mimicking blood-brain barrier
 
Researchers fabricate artificial device mimicking blood-brain barrierResearchers at IIT-Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia fabricated an artificial device reproducing a 1:1 scale model of the blood-brain barrier, the anatomical and functional structure that protects the central nervous system from external substances, such as contaminants, but also drugs when they are injected intravenously into the body.
 
 
 Experimental molecular therapy restores insulation on peripheral nerves in mice
 
Experimental molecular therapy restores insulation on peripheral nerves in miceWhen the body attacks its own healthy tissues in an autoimmune disease, peripheral nerve damage handicaps people and causes persistent neuropathic pain when insulation on healing nerves doesn't fully regenerate.
 
 
 Special issue aims to bring medical cannabis into mainstream medicine
 
Special issue aims to bring medical cannabis into mainstream medicineMedicinal cannabis is safe and effective in pain relief, and researchers are calling for the treatment to be properly established in our modern medical arsenal.
 
 
 Research reveals neuroprotective mechanisms of gene and cell medications for spinal cord injuries
 
Research reveals neuroprotective mechanisms of gene and cell medications for spinal cord injuriesA joint paper with Kazan State Medical University appeared in Stem Cells International. The research was based at the Gene and Cell Technologies Lab of Kazan University.