'I've gotten my life back'

- declares Richard Bauer, age 31 - after having experienced remarkable success with an experimental MS treatment.
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By Euna Lhee | Sun Reporter
June 24, 2008

On a typical weekday, Richard Bauer jogs 2 1/2 miles near his White Marsh home and then drives to Baltimore, where he is a first-year radiography student.

After a full day of lectures, he likes to relax by reading Japanese Performance and Motorcyclist.

"But free time is rare," he says with a grin.

Life wasn't always this way for Bauer. In recent years, he couldn't muster the strength to get out of bed. In 2004, he was diagnosed with an aggressive form of multiple sclerosis, which left him paralyzed and in a wheelchair for more than a year.

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