BrainCraft

Wiggle Your Big Toe

Season 3 Episode 17 | 2m 52s

Generally we move our bodies pretty automatically and quickly, thanks to myelin, insulation which coats some of our nerve cells. Though one autoimmune disease – Multiple Sclerosis (MS) – attacks this insulation, impacting patients’ motor and sensory functions. Researching brain development and the disease itself can help develop better treatments for MS patients in the future.

Aired: 04/06/17

Rating: NR

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