Gastrointestinal influences in MS
Speaker: Professor Cris Constantinescu
Location: Lecture Hall, CMM L8:00
Host: Anna Fogdell-Hahn
Professor Constantinescu is a professor of Neurology at the University of Nottingham, with special interest in MS immunology. He has recently together with Professor David Pritchard (professor of parasite immunology) conducted the first trial of controlled exposure to the human parasite hookworm (Necator americanus) for the treatment of MS, the WiRMS (Worms for Immune Regulation in Multiple Sclerosis) trial. WiRMS is one of 3 worm helminth therapy trials in the world.