The discovery could lead to new therapeutic approaches to a wide range of illnesses, including asthma, inflammatory bowel disease and psoriasis.
OMRF researchers found that, in laboratory mice, a particular white blood cell seems to play a key role in MS.
The grant is to study the interplay between two specific cell types that drive MS.
The role of the new cell is to protect the body from parasitic infection.
Findings may point researchers to the origins of this autoimmune disease