In MS, immune cells attack the protective covering of nerves in the brain, causing vision problems, tremors, paralysis, painful spasms, imbalance and cognitive changes.
OMRF researchers found that, in laboratory mice, a particular white blood cell seems to play a key role in MS.
The Scheinberg Award recognizes research excellence in the field of neurorehabiliation in MS.
OMRF hosted its semiannual meeting on Thursday.
Lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, Sjögren’s syndrome and more than 80 other disorders known as autoimmune diseases are conditions in which the immune system becomes unbalanced and turns on the body instead of protecting it. Many of these illnesses strike women at much higher rates than men. OMRF physicians and researchers are looking for the […]
OMRF has received $646,000 to study the genetic origins of NMO.