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Reappraisal of brain MRI features in patients with multiple sclerosis and neuromyelitis optica according to anti-aquaporin-4 antibody status.

Brain lesions are not uncommon in neuromyelitis optica (NMO) patients with anti-aquaporin-4 (AQP4) antibody; however, the appearance of these lesions is said to be different from that of those in…

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Consequences of NMO-IgG binding to aquaporin-4 in neuromyelitis optica

Consequences of NMO-IgG binding to aquaporin-4 in neuromyelitis optica. Hinson et al. (1) suggested a unique mechanism for the pathogenesis of neuromyelitis optica (NMO), a neuroinflammatory disease caused by binding…

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Oligodendrocytes are damaged by neuromyelitis optica immunoglobulin G via astrocyte injury.

Devic’s neuromyelitis optica is an inflammatory demyelinating disorder normally restricted to the optic nerves and spinal cord. Since the identification of a specific autoantibody directed against aquaporin 4, neuromyelitis optica-immunoglobulin…

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Victoria Jackson Honored with Pontifical Key Advocacy Award at Unite To Cure: Fourth International Vatican Conference

April 26, 2018 — Vatican City — Victoria Jackson, Founder of The Guthy-Jackson Charitable Foundation (GJCF), was honored with the 2018 Pontifical Key Advocacy Award at Unite To Cure: Fourth…

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Neurology Reviews : Brain Lesions May Serve as Diagnostic Criteria for Neuromyelitis Optica

Brain Lesions May Serve as Diagnostic Criteria for Neuromyelitis Optica 2011;19(8):13. A majority of patients with neuromyelitis optica also experience disease-specific brain lesions that could help distinguish neuromyelitis optica from…

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MOG-IgG in NMO and related disorders: a multicenter study of 50 patients. Part 1: Frequency, syndrome specificity, influence of disease activity, long-term course, association with AQP4-IgG, and origin.

J Neuroinflammation. 2016 Sep 26;13(1):279. Abstract BACKGROUND: Antibodies to myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein (MOG-IgG) have been suggested to play a role in a subset of patients with neuromyelitis optica and…

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Seizures and Encephalitis in Myelin Oligodendrocyte Glycoprotein IgG Disease vs Aquaporin 4 IgG Disease.

JAMA Neurol. 2017 Nov 13. doi: 10.1001/jamaneurol.2017.3196. Hamid SHM1, Whittam D1, Saviour M2, Alorainy A3, Mutch K1, Linaker S1, Solomon T4, Bhojak M1, Woodhall M5, Waters P5, Appleton R6, Duddy…

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Autonomic Dysreflexia and Hyperreflexia (Apparelyzed–Spinal Cord Injury Peer Support)

Autonomic Dysreflexia & Hyperreflexia Autonomic Dysreflexia Sections Autonomic Dysreflexia Mechanism of Autonomic Dysreflexia Causes of Autonomic Dysreflexia Functional Electrical Stimulation Headaches Autonomic Dysreflexia ? Autonomic Dysreflexia, also known as Hyperreflexia,…

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Intra-cerebral injection of neuromyelitis optica immunoglobin G and human complement produces neuromyelitis optica lesions in mice

Neuromyelitis optica is an inflammatory demyelinating disease of the central nervous system associated with autoantibodies against the glial water channel protein aquaporin-4. It has recently been reported that immunoglobulin from…

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Utility and safety of rituximab in pediatric autoimmune and inflamm… – PubMed – NCBI

Utility and safety of rituximab in pediatric autoimmune and inflamm… – PubMed – NCBI. Utility and safety of rituximab in pediatric autoimmune and inflammatory CNS disease. Dale RC 1, Brilot…

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CPODD NMO & MS Summer Camp blog post by Lisa McDaniel

CPODD Family Retreat 2016 “Superhero”

Alexander City, AL – In June 2016, the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s (UAB) Center for Pediatric Onset Demyelinating Disease (CPODD) hosted its annual retreat for families who have children…

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#GivingTuesday NMO Toolkit

What is #GivingTuesday? Entering its fifth year, #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in…

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