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November 19, 2012

Northwestern University Press Release Describes Ground Breaking Immunology Research Funded by NIBIB

In a mouse model of multiple sclerosis (MS), NIBIB-funded researchers Stephen Miller and Lonnie Shea at Northwestern University have developed innovative biotechnology to selectively inhibit the part of the immune system responsible for attacking myelin–the insulating material that encases nerve fibers and facilitates electrical communication between brain cells. Read the full article from Northwestern University.