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Winter_2006_Progress_Summary from MRF

I had mailed Myelin Reasearch Foundation (MRF) about their winter progress update on research, since i didn't find them on their website. They replied within a day. Below is their response.

I was not able to upload the PDF document they had mailed me, so i am just adding the contents by copy & paste
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Hello Gopi,

I'm responding to your inquiry about research progress updates. We are having trouble updating our website, so ...
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MS New Insights and Trends

A lengthy read, but worthwhile.


Multiple Sclerosis: New Insights and Trends
M. Inglesea

From the Department of Radiology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY

Address correspondence to Matilde Inglese, MD, PhD, Department of Radiology, New York University School of Medicine, 650 First Ave, 6th floor, New York, NY 10016


Introduction

The past few years have witnessed major advancements in our ability to diagnose multiple sclerosis (MS) and begin treatments that can favorably ...
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Epratuzumab

Another one that's in phase III for lupus and they are talking about testing in other autoimmune diseases, including MS.



Immunomedics licenses drug to UCB

MAY. 10 - Business Week - Shares of Immunomedics Inc. jumped Wednesday when the biotech company said it agreed to license its lead product to Belgian biotech drug maker UCB for the treatment of immune system diseases.

Immunomedics shares rose 42 cents, or almost 15 percent, to $3.28 in morning ...
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Cytoxan and Novantrone

A research paper on Cytoxan and Novantrone.

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Both these treatments are cancer treatments. And also Campath and Caldribine are cancer drugs. This might be a stupid question - but what is cancer? Who says that MS isn't a blood cancer? It just seems odd that cancer treatments have some effect?

Ian
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McAlpine's Multiple Sclerosis

The 4th edition is out, dated 2006. It's nearly 1000 pages of fine print and pictures. Scary and informative. Here is a list of the chapters:

The Story of Multiple Sclerosis
The Distribution of MS
THE Genetics of MS
The natural history of MS
The origins of MS: a synthesis
The symptoms and signs of MS
The diagnosis of MS
The differential diagnosis of MS
MS in the individual and in groups: A conspectus
The ...
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RPI-78M

Sounds like they are going to be starting a phase I/II MS trial soon.



Nutra Pharma Announces Approval to Start Late Phase II Human Trials in England

05/09/2006 -- Nutra Pharma Corp., a biotechnology company that is developing drugs for HIV and Multiple Sclerosis, has announced that their holding, ReceptoPharm, has received approval from the Medicines Health and Regulatory Agency (MHRA) for its application of human clinical trials for the treatment of Adrenomyeloneuropathy (AMN). The ...
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CF101

This is primarily in testing for RA, but they are planning trials in MS patients too...



CanFite BioPharma aims to raise NIS 50 million

May 9, 2006 - Israel Business Arena Via Thomson Dialog NewsEdge - Drug development company Can Fite BioPharma Ltd. published a draft flotation prospectus on Sunday for the raising of NIS 30 million and a further NIS 20 million in a future offering through the exercising of warrants. Founded in 2000 ...
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SOCS1 and interferon gamma

A bit more insight into the role of interferon gamma...



SOCS1

May 9, 2006 - Eurekalert - Selectively blocking inflammatory signals may protect mice from MS A new way to preserve the cells that surround and protect nerves could lead to new treatments for demyelinating diseases such a multiple sclerosis, a research team reports in the May 10, 2006, issue of the Journal of Neuroscience.

The approach grew out of a novel explanation, quickly gaining ...
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Wrong day/time

The day and time of posts show up incorrectly. It seems they are 12 hours ahead. This happened after we changed the time in April. How do I correct this?
Thanks
Lori
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