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Overcoming barriers in progressive multiple sclerosis research

Timothy Coetzee, Paola Zaratin, Trevis L Gleason

The Lancet Neurology, Volume 14, Issue 2, February 2015, Pages 132–133

The past two decades have seen a profound change in the treatment of multiple sclerosis. With recent regulatory approvals, 12 disease-modifying treatments are available in many countries for relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) and there is a robust pipeline of experimental treatments at various stages of clinical development. Such progress should be a cause for celebration; however, much still needs to be done to make available a similar range of treatments to people living with progressive forms of multiple sclerosis.

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About the Editors

  • Prof Timothy Vartanian

    dsc_0787_400x400.jpg Timothy Vartanian, Professor at the Brain and Mind Research Institute and the Department of Neurology, Weill Cornell Medical College,...
  • Dr Claire S. Riley

    headshotcsr1_185x250.jpg Claire S. Riley, MD is an assistant attending neurologist and assistant professor of neurology in the Neurological Institute, Columbia...
  • Dr Rebecca Farber

    picforelsevier.jpg Rebecca Farber, MD is an attending neurologist and assistant professor of neurology at the Neurological Institute, Columbia University, in...

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