neuromyelitis

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neuromyelitis

[¦nu̇r·ō‚mī·ə′līd·əs]
(medicine)
Inflammation of the spinal cord and of nerves.
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Opexa is a biopharmaceutical company developing a personalized immunotherapy with the potential to treat major illnesses, including multiple sclerosis (MS) as well as other autoimmune diseases such as neuromyelitis optica (NMO).
Mealy, clinical manager of the Johns Hopkins Transverse Myelitis Center and Neuromyelitis Optica Clinic, Baltimore.
Mayo Clinic researchers have identified critical steps leading to myelin destruction in neuromyelitis optica (NMO), a debilitating neurological disease that is commonly misdiagnosed as multiple sclerosis (MS).
Since 2010, the Interlaken Leadership Awards has awarded over $5 million in grants and/or study drug for research studying Ig therapy in areas such as neuromyelitis optica (NMO), Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), paraneoplastic syndromes, autoimmune peripheral neuropathies, and Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS).
Two studies on neuromyelitis optica (NMO; Devic's disease) were described; one from M Eraksoy, (Turkey) showed that childhood-onset cases were very similar to adult in terms of clinical and laboratory aspects, while N M Le (USA) indicated that there was a correlation between NMO onset and preceding infection, but not with any vaccinations.
The report provides an overview of the Neuromyelitis Optica (Devic's Syndrome)'s therapeutic pipeline.
Before considering this evidence about MS in general, it is worth paying attention to the evidence that has accrued recently about Devic's disease or neuromyelitis optica (NMO).
Launched by The Guthy-Jackson Charitable Foundation, Annual Gathering of Medical Professionals & Patients with Neuromyelitis Optica (NMO) Spectrum Disease Will Take Place at the Hilton Los Angeles Airport Hotel, March 2-4