Majid Ghaffarpor

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CD24 is a glycosylphosphatidylinositol (GPI)-linked cell surface glycoprotein expressed in central nervous system cells. Recent investigations have suggested that CD24 participates in the pathogenesis of experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis (EAE), an animal model of multiple sclerosis (MS). However, a limited number of studies have been published(More)
Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophies (DMD/BMD) are allelic, x-linked neuromuscular disease resulting from mutations in dystrophin gene. DMD is the most severe and frequent inherited but still incurable disease in males. About two-third of such patients have large deletions or duplications that can be identified by multiplex polymerase chain reaction(More)
PURPOSE Multiple sclerosis (MS) requires long-term therapy and can affect many aspects of a patient's life, including quality of life. MS patients score lower on health-related quality of life (HRQoL) measures. The efficacy of subcutaneous interferon (IFN) β-1a has been extensively evaluated by using objective measures but its impact on HRQoL is currently(More)
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