Knowns and unknowns in the future of multiple sclerosis treatment.

@article{Stve2009KnownsAU,
  title={Knowns and unknowns in the future of multiple sclerosis treatment.},
  author={Olaf St{\"u}ve},
  journal={Journal of the neurological sciences},
  year={2009},
  volume={287 Suppl 1},
  pages={S30-6}
}
Multiple sclerosis is a chronic disease confined to the central nervous system. Its pathological hallmarks are neuroinflammation, de- and re-myelination, neurodegeneration and astrogliosis. The aetiology of multiple sclerosis is unknown, although a growing body of evidence supports an autoimmune pathogenesis triggered by environmental factors in genetically susceptible individuals. It is therefore perhaps unsurprising that immunomodulatory therapies have now been the mainstay of pharmacotherapy… CONTINUE READING

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