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March 1, 2019: At Journal Club, our experts sat down to discuss a paper on the effect of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) in patients with relapsing-remitting MS (RRMS). Burt et al 2019 - Effect of Nonmyeloablative Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation vs Continued Disease-Modifying...

March 1, 2019

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"There's No Tragedy For Me" Selma Blair Opens Up About MS Diagnosis with Vanity Fair It was about 10 P.M. on Thursday, August 16, and Selma Blair, 46, was lying on an M.R.I. bed, her body jerking uncontrollably. She had spent the past five years or so fending off a battery of puzzling symptoms that...

February 26, 2019

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February 22, 2019: At Journal Club, our experts sat down to discuss a paper that assessed the dynamics of oligodendrocyte generation in patients with multiple sclerosis. Yeung et al 2019 - Dynamics of oligodendrocyte generation in multiple sclerosis Oligodendrocytes are the myelinating cells of the...

February 22, 2019

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February 1, 2019: At Journal Club, our experts sat down to discuss a paper on patterns of glia repair and remyelination in antibody-mediated models of MS. Liu et al 2018 - Distinct patterns of glia repair and remyelination in antibody-mediated demyelination models of MS and NMO MS is associated...

February 6, 2019

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Gong Hei Fat Choy! Gong Xi Fa Cai! 2019 is the Year of the Pig, which represents fortune and luck. Wishing great happiness and prosperity to everyone celebrating Chinese New Year!

February 5, 2019

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January 25, 2019: At Journal Club, our experts sat down to discuss a paper on serum GFAP levels as a potential disease biomarker. Abdelhak et al 2018 - Serum GFAP as a biomarker for disease severity in multiple sclerosis GFAP is a protein expressed in astrocytes that helps support their functions...

January 31, 2019

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January 18, 2019: At Journal Club, our experts sat down to discuss a paper on exosomes derived from mesenchymal stem cells. Exosomes derived from mesenchymal stem cells attenuate inflammation and demyelination of the central nervous system in EAE rats by regulating the polarization of microglia...

January 22, 2019

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Tisch MSRCNY will be closed on Monday, January 21st, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. "Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase." -Martin Luther King Jr.

January 18, 2019

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January 11, 2019: At Journal Club, our experts sat down to discuss a paper on Epstein Barr Virus (EBV) specific T cell therapy for patients with progressive MS. Epstein-Barr virus-specific T cell therapy for progressive multiple sclerosis Researchers were able to use patient blood samples to...

January 16, 2019

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January 4, 2019: Our experts sat down to discuss a paper on disease-specific oligodendrocyte lineage cells and their relationship with MS. Disease-specific Oligodendrocyte Lineage Cells Arise in Multiple Sclerosis Researchers have found that a subset of oligodendrocytes, the cells that produce...

January 8, 2019

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