Future Focus

In addition to the ongoing studies, the future investigations of the Center for Multiple Sclerosis and Autoimmune Neurology at Mayo Clinic include:

  • Patient treatment response to plasmapheresis
  • MS-related pain
  • Dementia and MS
  • Variants of MS (Neuromyelitis Optica and others)
  • Gender effects
  • Genetic contribution of Fas and CD8+ T cells
  • Human monoclonal antibodies to promote axonal and neuronal repair