Regulation of Inflammatory T Cells and Neuroprotection by Calpain Inhibition in MS Save

Date Added
March 4th, 2014
PRO Number
Pro00028348
Researcher
Narendra Banik

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Keywords
Inflammation, Multiple Sclerosis
Summary

A number of veterans suffer from multiple sclerosis (MS), a devastating and debilitating disease for which there is not cure or significant treatment. The only therapy available is immunomodulatory, but does not treat the neurodegeneration. The studies proposed in this application will develop therapeutic strategies and identify a drug that ameliorates inflammation as well as neurodegeneration in the disease. Thus, the effect of this drug will not only help veterans with MS, but will also benefit individuals with the disease in general.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Elizabeth Kau
789-6450
elizabeth.kau2@va.gov

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