Elvira Miller

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In this study, we investigated the potential of minocycline to influence cuprizone induced demyelination in the grey and white matter. To induce demyelination C57BL/6 mice were fed with cuprizone for up to 6 weeks and were analysed at different timepoints (week 0, 4, 5, 6). Mice treated with minocycline had less demyelination of the cortex and corpus(More)
BACKGROUND Fumaric acid esters (FAE) are a group of compounds which are currently under investigation as an oral treatment for relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis. One of the suggested modes of action is the potential of FAE to exert a neuroprotective effect. METHODOLOGY/PRINCIPAL FINDINGS We have investigated the impact of monomethylfumarate (MMF) and(More)
Systemic infection can influence the course in many diseases of the central nervous system (CNS) such as multiple sclerosis (MS), yet the relationship between infection outside the CNS and potential damage and/or protection within the CNS is still not understood. Activation of microglia is a characteristic feature of most CNS autoimmune disorders, including(More)
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