News and Events : 2011 : August

Margaret A. Pericak-Vance, Ph.D.

UM Researchers Contribute to Landmark MS Study

Scientists have identified 29 new genetic variants linked to multiple sclerosis, providing key insights into the biology of an important and very debilitating neurological disease. Many of the genes implicated in the study are relevant to the immune system, shedding light onto the immunological pathways that underlie the development of multiple sclerosis.

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