Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Mechanisms of action: the effects of lipoic acid on macrophages,endothelial cells and CNS function in MS|
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||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| October 2017 -
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Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an often disabling disease of the central nervous system (CNS) that affects more than 2.5 million people worldwide. Current FDA approved disease modifying therapies for MS are only partially effective, are costly and have side effects. Thus, there is a need for the continued development of new treatment strategies and targets for successful management of MS. The antioxidant lipoic acid (LA) has been shown to reduce disease severity and T lymphocyte migration into the s...
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