Researchers Identify Subset of Immune Cells Driving MS

Researchers Identify Subset of Immune Cells Driving MS

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Researchers Identify Subset of Immune Cells Driving MS

A new subset of type 3 innate lymphoid cells (ILC3s) — a type of immune cell known mostly for its anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressive effects in the gut — infiltrates the brain and promotes the abnormal immune attacks that drive multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a study in a mouse model of the disease. “The infiltration of these inflammatory ILC3s to the brains and spinal cords of mice coincides with the onset and peak of disease,” John…

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