a pink and purple micrograph of a longitudinal section of human spinal ganglion cells
Mouse Study Suggests Fibromyalgia Has Autoimmune Roots
When researchers injected mice with antibodies from fibromyalgia patients, the animals developed symptoms of the disease—suggesting that it may be controlled by the immune system, not the nervous system.
Mouse Study Suggests Fibromyalgia Has Autoimmune Roots
Mouse Study Suggests Fibromyalgia Has Autoimmune Roots

When researchers injected mice with antibodies from fibromyalgia patients, the animals developed symptoms of the disease—suggesting that it may be controlled by the immune system, not the nervous system.

When researchers injected mice with antibodies from fibromyalgia patients, the animals developed symptoms of the disease—suggesting that it may be controlled by the immune system, not the nervous system.

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Annina Schmid Dissects Nerve Disorders
Catherine Offord | Jan 1, 2018
A background in physiotherapy helps the Oxford-based researcher mix basic science with clinical work to better understand pain stemming from nerve compression.