5/9/2013 – Brain, heal thyself? Stanford research describes delayed onset of multiple sclerosis in mice

What if it were possible, when faced with a devastating neurological disease like multiple sclerosis, to coax the brain to heal itself? Unfortunately, we’re probably still years away from any kind of quick fix for these conditions (if, in fact, one exists at all). But recent research by Stanford geneticist Anne Brunet, PhD, describes an intriguing way to delay the onset of a multiple-sclerosis-like disease in laboratory mice. The study is published in the most recent issue of Nature Cell Biology.

Read the full article at Scope.