Chance discovery may be MS research breakthrough

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Chance discovery may be MS research breakthrough

Postby MSUK » Fri Sep 17, 2010 2:02 am

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A surprise discovery by a researcher at the University of Alberta has opened a new area of research into multiple sclerosis.

Allison Kraus, a 26-year-old PhD student, was studying the gene calnexin under her supervisor, Marek Michalak. They discovered that when they disabled the gene in mice, the animals had mobility issues -- trouble walking and paralysis in their back legs -- that patients with multiple sclerosis often experience. ... Read More - http://www.msrc.co.uk/index.cfm/fuseact ... ageid/1347
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