Scientists Develop Compound that Effectively Halts Progression of Multiple Sclerosis, Scripps Translational Science Institute Study  
4/18/2011 7:41:09 AM

EurekAlert! -- JUPITER, FL, April 17, 2011 – Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute have developed the first of a new class of highly selective compounds that effectively suppresses the severity of multiple sclerosis in animal models. The new compound could provide new and potentially more effective therapeutic approaches to multiple sclerosis and other autoimmune diseases that affect patients worldwide.