Scientists get £164k to test future MS treatments

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Scientists get £164k to test future MS treatments

Postby MSUK » Wed Feb 29, 2012 7:43 am

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Scientists at the University of Nottingham have been awarded £164,000 to test future treatments for people with multiple sclerosis (MS).

A team at the university will use the grant from the MS Society to look at areas of the brain, known as grey matter, that have previously been very difficult to study.

MS is a neurological condition, causing lesions in the brain and spinal cord, which lead to a range of symptoms – including severe fatigue, and problems with mobility and eyesight.

The study will use advanced MRI technology at the university to monitor the grey matter, which has increasingly been shown to be important in MS.... Read More - http://www.msrc.co.uk/index.cfm/fuseact ... ageid/1816
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