UBC PiMS Research Group

Pharmacoepidemiology in Multiple Sclerosis Research Group

Unique Relationship Found Between Gut Microbiota and Immune Markers in Kids with MS

Children with multiple sclerosis (MS) may show a disruption in the balance of bacteria in the gut as early as two years into the disease course, suggests new findings from Dr. Helen Tremlett.

Associations between the gut microbiota and host immune markers in pediatric multiple sclerosis and controls

Dr. Helen Tremlett's latest article has been published in BMC Neurology.

PiMS Group Featured in MS Discovery Podcasts

The PiMS research group was recently featured by the MS Discovery Forum. Drs. Kowalec, Razaz and Kingwell spoke about their respective research topics, which were presented at the ECTRIMS 2015 annual congress in Barcelona. Please visit the following links for the podcasts: Dr. Neda Razaz on children of parents with MS: http://www.msdiscovery.org/news/podcasts/27617-episode-67-neda-razaz-children-parents-ms Dr. Elaine Kingwell on MS trends […]


via www.centreforbrainhealth.ca Bacteria in the guts of children who had recently developed multiple sclerosis (MS) differed from healthy control children, finds new research from Dr. Helen Tremlett and her University of California research colleagues, including co-PI Dr. Emmanuelle Waubant. These differences were suggestive of a pro-inflammatory environment within the gut bacterial community of the children […]
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To improve the outcome of people affected with multiple sclerosis (MS) by furthering knowledge into disease progression and factors that modify or predict progression; the long-term goal being improved prognosis and an individualized approach to the treatment of chronic disease.
Our mission is to foster excellence in multi-disciplinary clinical, therapeutic and epidemiological research to advance knowledge and improve the well-being of those affected by multiple sclerosis.
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