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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Menge, T; Weber, MS; Hemmer, B; Kieseier, BC; von Büdingen, HC; Warnke, C; Zamvil, SS; Boster, A; Khan, O; Hartung, HP; Stüve, O 
Title:
Disease-modifying agents for multiple sclerosis: recent advances and future prospects. 
Abstract:
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic autoimmune disease of the CNS. Currently, six medications are approved for immunmodulatory and immunosuppressive treatment of the relapsing disease course and secondary-progressive MS. In the first part of this review, the pathogenesis of MS and its current treatment options are discussed. During the last decade, our understanding of autoimmunity and the pathogenesis of MS has advanced substantially. This has led to the development of a number of compounds, s...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Drugs 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
68 
Journal issue:
17 
Pages contribution:
2445-68 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0012-6667 
TUM Institution:
Neurologische Klinik und Poliklinik