Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Improving the Assessment of Myelin and Axonal Integrity in Early Multiple Sclerosis|
francesca r bagnato
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||Clinical Science R&D
|| July 2021 -
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PROJECT SUMMARY Neurodegeneration, characterized by myelin and axonal injury, is a key driver in multiple sclerosis (MS) pathology and a major determinant of patients’ disability and outcome. Currently, it is not possible to assess neurodegeneration in vivo because there are no magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) biomarkers sensitive and specific to myelin and axonal injury. Finding this biometric is set as a major priority by an MS International Panel of Experts, as a path toward halting neurodeg...
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