Affiliation: University of Minnesota
- Heat shock or stress proteins and their role as autoantigens in multiple sclerosisG Birnbaum
Multiple Sclerosis Research and Treatment Center, Department of Neurology, University of Minnesota School of Medicine, Minneapolis 55455, USA
Ann N Y Acad Sci 835:157-67. 1997..This may be an important mechanism in the pathogenesis of MS...
- Heat shock proteins and experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis. II: environmental infection and extra-neuraxial inflammation alter the course of chronic relapsing encephalomyelitisG Birnbaum
Department of Neurology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
J Neuroimmunol 90:149-61. 1998..They also support the concept that immune responses to hsp are of potential importance in exacerbating and perpetuating organ-restricted autoimmune diseases...
- Immunity to heat shock proteins and neurological disorders of womenG Birnbaum
Department of Neurology, University of Minnesota, School of Medicine, Minneapolis, USA
Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol 7:39-48. 1999..Modifying immune responses to hsp may be a potential new treatment option for persons with MS...
- Combining beta interferon and atorvastatin may increase disease activity in multiple sclerosisG Birnbaum
MS Treatment and Research Center, Minneapolis Clinic of Neurology, 4225 Golden Valley Road, Golden Valley, MN 55422, USA
Neurology 71:1390-5. 2008..To explore whether high-dose atorvastatin can be administered safely to persons with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (MS) taking thrice weekly, 44 microg dose subcutaneous interferon beta-1a...
- Current and future treatments for relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosisGary Birnbaum
Multiple Sclerosis Treatment and Research Center, Minneapolis Clinic of Neurology, Golden Valley, MN 55422, USA
Curr Opin Drug Discov Devel 13:214-25. 2010..As with all new drugs, accurate assessments of risk:benefit ratios will be essential for the successful use of any agent targeting MS...