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New Blood Marker Provides Insight into MS Disease Activity (Kuhle Lab)


When neurons are damaged by multiple sclerosis, this can be detected by a marker in the blood. (Symbolic image: Hush Naidoo Jade Photography, unsplash)

Nerve damage in multiple sclerosis can be detected via the concentration of neurofilament light chain in the blood. According to researchers from the University of Basel and University Hospital Basel, this neuron-specific protein provides valuable information on future disease course and the effectiveness of therapies.

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