Paul asks Dave about recent studies that suggest clearing the myelin debris following relapse accelerates the remyelination process. At 02:20 he asks whether new drugs could train macrophages to identify myelin debris.
MS Reporter: Paul
MS Expert: Dr Dave Lyons is a researcher at the Centre of Regeneration at University of Edinburgh. He studies cell development in zebrafish to understand how the nervous system works.
Dr David Lyons received his PhD from from University College London in 2003. Dr Lyons has been with the centre for neuroregeneration since 2009 through a BBSRC fellowship. Dr Lyons received a Research Prize from the Lister institute in 2012 and a senior research fellowship from the welcome trust in 2014.