Models to study NMO disease mechanisms and new therapies.

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Investigator: Alan S. Verkman, MD, PhD
Sponsor: Guthy-Jackson Charitable Foundation

Location(s): United States

Description

The research utilizes expertise in animal models, drug screening and development, and advanced imaging methods. A central goal is the discovery and advancement of novel Neuromyelitis optica (NMO) therapeutics, which necessitates ancillary studies of efficacy in animal models and elucidation of NMO pathogenesis mechanisms.