Last week, a research team at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health presented compelling evidence that the Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) triggers multiple sclerosis. So, we're taking a deep dive into the role of EBV and MS.
We'll review the breakthrough results of this research and we'll re-share our conversation with one of the researchers in this game-changing study.
We'll review the status of an experimental cell therapy that's designed to remove the EBV virus from infected b-cells in people with progressive MS.
And we'll update you on a clinical trial that's underway to test an EBV vaccine.
We have a lot to talk about! Are you ready for RealTalk MS??!
Researchers at Harvard present compelling evidence that Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) triggers MS :22
Dr. Kassandra Munger discusses EBV and MS 4:41
What else do we still need to know? 13:28
ATA-188, EBV, and MS 14:06
Dr. AJ Joshi discusses what scientists are learning from the ATA-188 clinical trial 14:49
What about an EBV vaccine? 27:21
What??? Magic??? 28:33
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RealTalk MS Episode 229
Guests: Dr. Kassandra Munger,
Tags: MS, MultipleSclerosis, MSResearch, MSSociety, EBV, EpsteinBarr, RealTalkMS