OHSU demonstrates regeneration of myelin sheath in Multiple Sclerosis with new drug

It's rare that we highlight medicine 2.0, but we couldn't help but highlight this story. Researchers at OHSU ( Oregon Health and Science University ) have shown regeneration of the myelin sheath after experimenting with a 20 year old drug that has seen very little use. The drug is sobetirome, originally invented as a means of lowering cholesterol. The original...