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Upcoming Webcast on Nervous System Repair

Postby patientx » Wed Dec 22, 2010 8:22 am

http://www.nationalmssociety.org/news/n ... x?nid=4355

Looks like it could be interesting.
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Postby scorpion » Wed Dec 22, 2010 9:15 am

I especially like the part about treatment being on the horizon....
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Postby patientx » Wed Dec 22, 2010 10:46 am

scorpion wrote:I especially like the part about treatment being on the horizon....

I know - it's been an awfully long horizon.
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Postby sou » Sun Dec 26, 2010 8:54 am

A few thousands of years and counting...

Since the mitochondrial DNA of our neurons seems quite damaged (aging) throughout the CNS, I really doubt there is anything to expect during our lives. Perhaps people with spinal cord injuries but not us.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16254697
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17950360
Shortest joke: "We may not be able to cure MS but we can manage its symptoms."
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Postby L » Sun Dec 26, 2010 9:07 am

And my neurologist is on the panel. I look forward to hearing him.
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Postby Brainteaser » Sun Dec 26, 2010 4:29 pm

Surely if these people had anything of substance to contribute, we would have heard about it by now.
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