Stephen D. Miller

Jun. 07, 2013

Promising Results in Early Trial of Novel MS Treatment

A small, early clinical trial shows it may be feasible to alter the immune response that leads to MS.

ms, multiple sclerosis, brain, nervous system, drug treatment, autoimmune disease, Science Translational Medicine, Stephen D. Miller

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\tThe La Brea Tar Pits are  world-renowned fossil sites for good reason—they're the mass graves of thousands of Ice Age creatures, each with a story to tell. Researchers at the nearby Page Museum clean the asphalt from the fossil remains, and using paleoforensics, recount the grim details of their deaths. In the process, clues emerge about what life was like in prehistoric Los Angeles.

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