Multiple Sclerosis Discovery: The Podcast Of The Ms Discovery Forum

Multiple Sclerosis Discovery -- Episode 11 with Dr. Jack Antel



[intro music]   Host – Dan Keller Hello, and welcome to Episode Eleven of Multiple Sclerosis Discovery, the podcast of the MS Discovery Forum. I’m your host, Dan Keller.   This week’s podcast features an interview with Dr. Jack Antel about remyelination and microglia. But to begin, here is a brief summary of some of the latest developments on the MS Discovery Forum at   Our latest data visualization reveals a mystery in relapsing-remitting MS. It appears that the annualized relapse rates of patients in the placebo arms of clinical trials – the placebo arms – have been decreasing since 1993. What could possibly account for this? We invite your hypotheses. Visit the MSDF website and go to our data visualizations page under “research resources.” From there you can connect to a discussion forum we’re hosting to share your opinions.   Deep brain stimulation is an extreme brain surgery that can lead to dramatic improvements in patients with Parkinson’s disease or obsessive-compulsive disorder. But