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UF Researchers Make Breakthrough in Multiple Sclerosis Research

A new therapy for multiple sclerosis is under development.

Researchers at the University of Florida have developed a new therapy that they hope could lead to a cure for multiple sclerosis.

The process uses a gene therapy, which researchers have been testing on mice. Between 71 percent and 81 percent of the mice had a near-complete remission of the disease, said Dr. Brad E. Hoffman, an associate professor in the departments of pediatrics and neuroscience at UF’s College of Medicine.

Hoffman said the results surprised researchers as did the fact that the mice continued to show no signs of the disease seven months after treatment.

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