NYSCF – Robertson Investigator Makes Advances in Multiple Sclerosis Research

NYSCF – Robertson Stem Cell Investigator Dr. Paul Tesar, Case Western Reserve School of Medicine, and a team of scientists discovered that two drugs, one used to treat athletes foot and the other used to treat eczema, stimulated stem cells to replace the brain cells lost in multiple sclerosis.

This research, published in Nature and conducted using both mice and human brain cells, could lead to the first treatments capable of stopping and actually reversing the damage seen in multiple sclerosis and other neurologic conditions.

 

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