Researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine have managed to block the development of multiple sclerosis-like symptoms using a mouse model of the disease.
CVfactor wrote:Yes they need to come up with a model that takes ten years to start showing disabilities like it does with MS. Whoops, the mouse would be dead before that wouldn't it.
Well maybe they could use monkeys. But if you think it takes a long time to develop cures wait until they start using your perfect MS animal disease.
Loobie wrote:I'll never understand how they keep getting funding for studying EAE. It's like the whole MS drug industry won't look down but that one rat hole.
rainer wrote:Bashing the EAE model is easy. Finding an alternative that researchers can use on a large scale is more difficult.
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