An innovative PET tracer can measure damage from multiple sclerosis in mouse models

The loss or damage of myelin, a cellular sheath that surrounds and insulates nerves, is the hallmark of the immune-mediated neurological disorder multiple sclerosis (MS). When segments of this protective membrane are damaged, nerve impulses can be disrupted. Symptoms range from tingling and numbness to weakness, pain and paralysis.

An innovative PET tracer can measure damage from multiple sclerosis in mouse models

The loss or damage of myelin, a cellular sheath that surrounds and insulates nerves, is the hallmark of the immune-mediated neurological disorder multiple sclerosis (MS). When segments of this ...

Fri 12 Jan 18 from Medical Xpress

An innovative PET tracer can measure damage from multiple sclerosis in mouse models, Fri 12 Jan 18 from Eurekalert

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