animal model/Multiple Sclerosis

Mike Preston preston at
Mon Sep 19 16:12:36 EST 1994

In article <35c8v4$kpd at>, evansk at (Kristi
Evans) wrote:

> To anyone:
>    I am a senior at Allegheny College in Meadville,Pa and am doing  
> research for a senior project.  I am focusing on the animal model of  
> Multiple Sclerosis by injecting lewis rats with 1ml of a EAE solution  
> (made with rat spinal cord tissue and mineral oil).  Past research  
> attempts of inducing this autoimmune disease have proved unsuccessful.  If  
> anyone has articles or reasearch that may help please send it to me.  I am  
> also looking for other variables to incorporate into my experiment.
> Thanks,
> Kristi Evans

Try looking up references by Robert Swanborg at Wayne State University in
Detroit. Check Medline or visit your local medical school library.  I don't
know the references off hand but he and his group have been doing what you
propose to do for years. 

Good luck,

Mike Preston
Channing Laboratory
Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School
preston at

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