Utah firm developing blood tests for multiple sclerosis

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Utah firm developing blood tests for multiple sclerosis

Postby MSUK » Wed Dec 14, 2011 11:57 pm

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A Salt Lake City company has received a boost in its quest to develop diagnostic tests for multiple sclerosis, which could improve the lives of those with the devastating, unpredictable autoimmune disorder that disrupts nerve function.

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society on Wednesday announced a $622,000 pledge, through its nonprofit subsidiary Fast Forward, to Lineagen Inc., a molecular diagnostic company that was spun off from the University of Utah in 2005. The grant will fund ongoing U. research programs at the labs of neurologist John Rose, a leading clinical MS researcher, and his longtime collaborator geneticist Mark Leppert, Lineagen’s chief science adviser and co-founder....Read More - http://www.msrc.co.uk/index.cfm/fuseact ... ageid/1092
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