Targeting T-cell in mice: Preventing and reversing of multiple sclerosis

October 7, 2019

Health Periodical reports on a new study from Boston Children’s scientists that identifies the particular helper T cells that cause multiple sclerosis, as well as a protein on their surface that marks them. Eileen Remold-O’Donnell, PhD, says if human studies bear out the discoveries, targeting the rogue T cells could possibly improve multiple sclerosis (MS) and she considers the findings could likewise apply to different types of autoimmune encephalomyelitis (inflammation of the brain and spinal rope), as well as inflammatory joint pain. Read more from Health Periodical.