Profiles of Patients' Blood May Indicate Course of Multiple Sclerosis | GenomeWeb

Some patients with multiple sclerosis have a relatively benign course of disease while others experience a more severe disease. "We can't tell the difference when they first present to us," says Philip De Jager, an associate professor at Harvard Medical School. "Clinically, it is impossible to say what course a patient will take. Similarly also for the drugs that we have, they work to some extent, but we can't predict who is going to respond to a given drug."

Get the full story with
GenomeWeb Premium

Only $95 for the
first 90 days*

A trial upgrade to GenomeWeb Premium gives you full site access, interest-based email alerts, access to archives, and more. Never miss another important industry story.

Try GenomeWeb Premium now.

Already a GenomeWeb Premium member? Login Now.
Or, See if your institution qualifies for premium access.

*Before your trial expires, we’ll put together a custom quote with your long-term premium options.

Not ready for premium?

Register for Free Content
You can still register for access to our free content.

Harold Varmus, a former NIH director, says that proposed reductions to the agency's budget are worrisome.

The Genome 10K project is to sequence about 10,000 vertebrate genomes, including ones of endangered species, Digital Trends reports.

The new Coalition to Save NIH Funding aims to educate lawmakers and the public on the significance of biomedical research.

In PLOS this week: analysis of viral sequences from human blood samples, gut microbiomes of heart failure patients, and more.