Archive for December, 2017

Cambridge Researcher Wins 2017 Barancik Prize for Pioneering Work on Myelin Repair

A University of Cambridge researcher, Robin Franklin, has been awarded the 2017 Barancik Prize for Innovation in MS Research for his work on myelin repair and as a potential way of treating multiple sclerosis (MS). Franklin is a senior scientist at the Wellcome Trust-MRC Cambridge Stem Cell Institute and director of the Cambridge MS Society Centre for Myelin Repair. He

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Making Miracles Possible for Kids with Leukodystrophy

In 2013, a year after Pat and Maria Carr learned that their youngest child had one of the 50 forms of leukodystrophy, a degenerative, genetic neurological condition, they knew they wanted to help.  It was too late to save Cal, but the Carrs were determined to give children with leukodystrophy

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