Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Immunoregulation of Myelin-Specific T Lymphocytes|
Arthur A. Vandenbark
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||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| January 2017 -
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Multiple sclerosis (MS) and its murine model, experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis (EAE), are chronic, debilitating autoimmune diseases of the central nervous system (CNS) characterized by extensive demyelination and axonal damage. One of the key cytokines thought to drive the early inflammatory stage of MS to a chonic progressive phase is Macrophage Migration Inhibitory Factor (MIF-1), the first described cytokine/chemokine. MIF-1 levels are increased in MS and this key factor has been imp...
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