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Thursday, January 13, 2011
Myelin Repair Foundation Identifies 40+ Possible Repurposing Opportunities for Next Generation Multiple Sclerosis Therapy
SARATOGA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In an analysis of 150 putative myelin repair targets identified by the Myelin Repair Foundation (MRF) collaborative research team since 2004, more than 40 already have approved drugs on the market or are currently in clinical development by several biopharmaceutical companies for non-Multiple Sclerosis disease indications (See Figures 1 & 2.). The analysis also shows that 31 additional MRF targets are in the discovery process or preclinical stage for other indications.
The analysis of publicly available data was conducted by the MRF Drug Discovery Advisory Board of outside biopharmaceutical experts to aid the Foundation in prioritizing the overwhelming number of targets generated in its funded laboratories at Stanford University, the University of Chicago, Northwestern University, Case Western Reserve University, University of California-San Francisco and the University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Wednesday, January 12, 2011
Stuart designed the Blog, "Stu's Views & MS News" for those affected by Multiple Sclerosis.
When facebook started becoming popular a couple of years ago, Stuart joined that site and then created the MS Views and News page for persons affected by MS.
Access it by clicking here: www.facebook.com/msviewsandnews
Then when facebook gave an option ( a couple of months ago) to have a Chat room, Stuart created : Friends of: "Stu's Views and MS News"
Soon thereafter, a caregiver asked Stuart to arrange a page for the caregivers and Stuart thought this was a good idea. And So he created: Caregivers of "Friends of Stu's Views and MS News"
And today, Stuart was asked if he would do a new chat page for those with PPMS - again Stuart thought this was a good idea.. So as of today we have PPMS of: Friends of Stu's Views and MS News
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a disease caused by damage to myelin -- the protective covering wrapped around the nerves of the central nervous system (CNS).
Tuesday, January 11, 2011
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