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Fri, 16/02/2018
Muenster scientists present their latest research
Muenster.  The Scientific Retreat of the SFB CRC-TR 128 will be held on the 9th and 10th of March 2018. PhD students and young postdocs from all labs of the Department of Neurology and Insititute for Translational Neurology in Münster will give short oral presentations summarizing their main ongoing projects. Sessions will be introduced by […]...more
Fri, 16/02/2018
Ion channels in autoimmune neurodegeneration
Muenster. Autoaggressive T Lymphocytes that have to cross the activated blood brain barrier (BBB) play an important role in the pathogenesis of MS. Prof. Sven Meuth, principal investigator in the DFG-funded cluster of excellence “Cells in Motion” and the CRC 128 “Multiple Sclerosis” focusses on the potassium channel TREK-1. It analyses the molecular pathways through […]...more
Fri, 16/02/2018
Introduction into Histopathology of MS
Muenster, The CRC-128 „Multiple Sclerosis“ offers an histopathology course for its members. The two-day seminar is open for nine selected participants who will get the chance to learn neuropathology techniques and join a microscopy session. Where?: Institute of Neuropathology, Pottkamp 2, 48149 Muenster When?: April 26-27, 2018 flyer histopathology muenster 2018  ...more


Tue, 12/09/2017 | Genetically altered mice provide initial evidence that human gut bacteria can trigger multiple sclerosis

Munich. (LMU)  Multiple sclerosis (MS) is the most common inflammatory disease of the central nervous system. There are many indications that MS is an autoimmune disease in which immune cells “accidentally” attack the brain and spinal cord. However, as with other autoimmune diseases, the actual triggers of the autoimmune reaction are still unknown. A new study by scientists from the SFB 128 demonstrated for the first time that gut bacteria of MS patients are able to trigger an MS-like disease in an animal model. More . . .