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Evotec and its partners awarded public grants.....

Evotec and its partners awarded public grants to develop new MS drug candidates

Evotec AG announced today that it has entered into three novel research projects for the treatment of Multiple Sclerosis supported by research funds from the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research.

The respective scientific approaches stem from the Deutsches Rheuma-Forschungszentrum; an institute of the Leibniz Association; Prof. A. Hamann and the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf; Prof. M. Friese; Dr J. Herkel ...
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Dr Allen Bowling in CO

I just found Dr. Allen Bowling's website, neurologycare.net, which was in an National MS Society booklet.
Does anyone have any experience(s) with him, or been under his care and/or treatment?

Seems like so much information out there, it's hard to discern what is good, what is speculative, etc.
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Questioning diagnosis

Hi everyone! I am a 42 year old female who just received a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis. I am concerned that the diagnosis is not correct especially since it was made by a neurologist who does not specialize in MS. My symptoms started back in 2008 with just headaches and fatigue. My family doctor ordered an MRI of the brain and an arachnoid cyst was the only abnormality detected. Went to see neurosurgeon upon recommendation ...
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MS Journal Open Access Lmtd Time

I know there are a lot of inquiring minds here at TIMS and I learned from the MS Discovery Forum that the journal Multiple Sclerosis (and other neuro journals) are open access (only through the end of September).

You do have to register. When I registered I found I had to indicate an “area of interest” and I finally found “neurology” under the title “Clinical Medicine”.

Happy browsing and learning.

All the best and take ...
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So I guess this was a relapse?

About a month ago my legs went basically numb up to my waist. Started off in both feet and over a couple days made it to my waist and left it all numb. I had 0 feeling on my skin of my legs. There was also pins/needles and all that. I had no problems walking and even could work my legs out at the gym but couldnt feel it really.

Then three fingers on each ...
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The effects of microparticles ......

The effects of microparticles on endothelial barrier function in MS and CIS highlighted

Microparticles in multiple sclerosis and clinically isolated syndrome: effect on endothelial barrier function.

Cell-derived microparticles are secreted in response to cell damage or dysfunction. Endothelial and platelet dysfunction are thought to contribute to the development of multiple sclerosis (MS)......... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/biomarkersandmicroRNA
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Olfactory dysfunction is common in multiple sclerosis

Olfactory Pathology in Central Nervous System Demyelinating Diseases.

DeLuca GC, Joseph A, George J, Yates RL, Hamard M, Hofer M, Esiri MM.

Abstract

Olfactory dysfunction is common in multiple sclerosis (MS). Olfactory bulb and tract pathology in MS and other demyelinating disease remains unexplored.

A human autopsy cohort of pathologically confirmed cases encompassing the spectrum of demyelinating disease (MS; n=17), neuromyelitis optica (NMO); n=3), and acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM); n=7)) was compared to neuroinflammatory (herpes ...
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research opportunity - please share your experience with MS

Team up to raise awareness about life with MS! Researchers in the Health Behaviors Laboratory (https://sites.google.com/site/hormeslab/) at the University at Albany, SUNY, are carrying out a study to learn more about your thoughts, emotions, and adjustment to MS - the teaMS study. We are interested in YOUR experience living with this disease. Your answers may ultimately help us better understand how people adapt to life with MS. Please share your experience with us by completing ...
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Vitamin B12 unsaturated binding capaciy & holotranscobalamin

Are the vitamin B12 unsaturated binding capacity test and the holotranscobalamin test the same test? If someone is able to, could you provide the rational or documentation for your answer? Thank you!!!!
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