In this episode of Causes or Cures, Dr. Eeks chats with Dr. Ari Green about the latest thinking on what causes Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and who it impacts most, current treatment approaches, and research on potential new treatments involving remylenation therapies. He chats about the ReBUILD trial and something called the "Myelin Water Fraction" and how it can be used to measure remylenation. He also discusses the latest evidence on preventive factors for MS.
Dr. Green is a neurologist and neuro-ophthalmologist and medical director of the UCSF Multiple Sclerosis Center. He is also director of the UCSF Neurodiagnostic Center. His research focus is on reparative treatments for people with MS and slowing down neurodegeneration. You can learn more about him here.