Study to investigate the human genome in MS announced

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Study to investigate the human genome in MS announced

Postby MSUK » Wed Sep 04, 2013 2:50 am

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) awarded Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason (BRI) a $1.9 million grant to find marks in the human genome which can explain why some white blood cells cause damage to the spinal cord and brain in multiple sclerosis (MS). This is the first study to look for molecular changes in the genome of specific immune cells responsible for the devastation caused by MS. The broad-based study will determine the function of these cells, how they are generated and how they can be regulated in system models of MS and in humans....... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/index.cfm/genetics
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