Possible promising target for Multiple Sclerosis treatments

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Possible promising target for Multiple Sclerosis treatments

Postby MSUK » Wed Mar 20, 2013 3:29 am

A team of basic and clinical scientists led by the University of Montreal Hospital* Research Centre’s (CRCHUM) Dr. Nathalie Arbour has opened the door to significantly improved treatments for the symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis (MS).

In a study selected as among the top 10% most interesting articles published in the Journal of Immunology, the team identifies the elevated presence in MS patients of a type of white blood cell (CD4 T cell) that expresses NKG2C, a highly-toxic molecule harmful to brain tissues..... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/index.cfm/immunecells
MS-UK - http://www.ms-uk.org/
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Re: Possible promising target for Multiple Sclerosis treatme

Postby positive » Wed Mar 20, 2013 9:04 pm

I read about this today, it was very interesting.
Can't this be triggered by the cmv virus?
And would that mean another immunosuppressive drug or is there a way to block the expression of it naturally.?
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