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Brain-protecting Protein Boosted by Multiple Sclerosis Drug

A drug used to treat multiple sclerosis has been found to stimulate immune system cells to produce a brain-protecting protein.

Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine have shown that the drug, Copaxone, stimulates T cells to produce a protein called brain-derived neurotrophic factor.

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December 3, 2003 in copaxone, research | Permalink