ozarkcanoer wrote:I'm so glad to hear this !!!!!! Dr. Cooke..... hmmmm, I haven't heard the name yet. If they come up with an appropriate mouse model then the whole process from stenosis to reflux to blood/brain barrier to iron deposits to immune response, etc etc. MS will be completely solve lickety-split !!
GiCi wrote:If we think that the defective drainage of venous blood from the brain is mainly due to congenital (present at birth) narrowing of the jugular and/or azygos veins, and that MS develops at least 30 years after birth, and can slowly progress for 30-40 years after its onset, the only effective animal model I can think of would be using elephants.
I am not a scientist, and I expressed only what makes sense for me.
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