The Sudden Closure of Northwestern University’s Stem Cell Therapy Clinic Raises Questions That Remain Unanswered

According to a recent article in The Scientist, Northwestern Medicine’s successful autoimmune and immunotherapy program is winding down and will be closed by the end of the year. The program,…

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FDA Approves Soliris for Treatment of Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder

According to a publication at Markets Insider, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved Soliris (eculizumab) as a treatment for neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder. The approval marks the first…

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NMO: One Girl’s Courage Reveals the Hidden Truth and Inspires the World
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NMO: One Girl’s Courage Reveals the Hidden Truth and Inspires the World

I just watched a YouTube video, posted by a sweet red-headed, freckly-faced teenager, who is living with neuromyelitis optica (NMO). NMO is a rare autoimmune, demyelinating disease that attacks people…

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Why a Misdiagnosis of MS Could Kill You if You’ve Got NMO
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Why a Misdiagnosis of MS Could Kill You if You’ve Got NMO

Most everyone these days has heard about multiple sclerosis (MS) but aren’t so familiar with neuromyelitis optica (NMO), which is also called Devic’s disease or Devic’s syndrome. What’s so important…

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