Gene Flaw Explains Why Drugs Failed to Treat MS, Oxford University Study  
7/11/2012 7:50:23 AM

The biological role of a gene variant implicated in multiple sclerosis (MS) has been determined by researchers at Oxford University. The finding explains why MS patients do badly on a set of drugs used successfully in other autoimmune diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis and inflammatory bowel disease - something that has been a puzzle for over 10 years.