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Modulation of the inflammatory response in spinal cord injury and disease

Status: 
Ongoing
Description: 

This project defines stimuli that can promote the beneficial effects and attenuate the detrimental outcomes of inflammation in spinal cord injury and in experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis, an animal model of multiple sclerosis.  Molecular and cellular approaches including flow cytometry, ELISA, Luminex multiplex assays, PCR arrays and quantitative RT-PCR are used.