Maria C D Fink

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HERV are viral ‘fossils’ that constitute 8% of the human genome and have been implicated in both health and disease conditions. HERV-W/MRSV (Multiple Sclerosis associated RetroVirus) RNA has been detected in patients with multiple sclerosis. MS is a chronic inflammatory disease of the central nervous system of unknown cause, resulting in demyelization and(More)
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an inflammatory disorder of the central nervous system (CNS) and is the most common cause of neurological disability in young adults. MS-Associated Retrovirus (MSRV) is member of Human Endogenous Retroviruses W family, and their increased activity in MS patients is associated to the disease immunopathogenesis. Natalizumab, an(More)
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