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Original Source: Brain Peripheral Benzodiazepine Receptors in Patients With Multiple Sclerosis

This study will use positron emission tomography (PET) to measure a brain protein called peripheral benzodiazepine receptor (PBR) in patients with multiple sclerosis. PBR is created during the inflammation process, and brain inflammation is a key feature of multiple sclerosis (MS). PBR usually affects one type of brain cell, but it can also cause damage to surrounding areas of the brain in patients with MS. PET studies of PBRs and brain inflammation may help elucidate the role...

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ATX-MS-1467 for patients with multiple sclerosis (MS)

ATX-MS-1467 is a novel treatment that was developed with the aim of working with the immune system to treat the underlying cause of disease rather than just treating the symptoms or suppressing the...

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Multiple sclerosis: raising awareness of a complex disease

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[Articles] Investigation of the KIR4.1 potassium channel as a putative antigen in patients with multiple sclerosis: a comparative study

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SLU researcher receives $608,376 grant to design better clinical treatments for multiple sclerosis

Saint Louis University researcher Daniel Hawiger, M.D., Ph.D., has been awarded $608,376 from the National Multiple Sclerosis Society to gain a better understanding of how the autoimmune process that...

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Kessler Foundation receives MS Research Center Award from National MS Society

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The influence of patient demographics, disease characteristics and treatment on brain volume loss in Trial Assessing Injectable Interferon vs FTY720 Oral in Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis (TRANSFORMS), a phase 3 study of fingolimod in multiple sclerosis.

Patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) lose brain volume (BV) faster than healthy individuals.

Longitudinal evaluation of cognitive functioning in pediatric multiple sclerosis: report from the US Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Network.

Approximately one-third of those with pediatric-onset multiple sclerosis (MS) experience cognitive impairment. Less is known concerning their change in cognitive functioning over time.

Characterizing cognitive function during relapse in multiple sclerosis.

To characterize neuropsychological (NP) test performance during multiple sclerosis (MS) relapse and recovery.

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Interactions between TIRC7 (a novel seven-transmembrane receptor on activated lymphocytes) and its ligand HLA-DR might be involved in the inflammatory process in multiple sclerosis (MS).

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