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Reprogramming Cells To Battle Multiple Sclerosis

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Multiple sclerosis is a chronic disease that affects the brain and spinal cord when the body’s immune system attacks myelin, a fatty substance that protects the nerves. Multiple sclerosis destroys the myelin coating and causes lesions in the brain. Timothy Coetzee, M.D., discusses the recent advances in multiple sclerosis research.