NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Investigators at the Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason in Seattle have won a $1.9 million grant from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke to study molecular changes in white blood cells that lead some of them to cause damage to the spinal cord and brain in multiple sclerosis patients.

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