New molecular mechanism for MS identified

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New molecular mechanism for MS identified

Postby MSUK » Thu Mar 17, 2011 11:33 pm


Genetic defects in inflammatory responses or the so-called braking signals that lead to an overactivation of the immune system may predispose the brain to multiple sclerosis, say researchers.

"We demonstrate that there is a new molecular pathogenic mechanism that underlies the initiation and progression of multiple sclerosis," report investigators led by Francesca Gilli, PhD, from the University Hospital San Luigi Gonzaga in Torino, Italy.

The work was published online March 14 in the Archives of Neurology... Read More - ... ageid/1347
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