Today’s sector video comes from BBC News, reporting on research into the repurposing of drugs for the treatment of Multiple Sclerosis (MS).

Depression and heart disease drugs are to be tested in a trial involving more than 400 people at University College London and the University of Edinburgh to find treatments for MS from existing medicines. There are currently no treatments in the secondary progressive stage of the debilitating disease.


In November 2014, MRC Technology and charity partners launched a consortium to uncover promising drugs in pharma libraries that could be developed to treat brain diseases. Read their guest blog here.

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