Regional University Hospital in Málaga Spain (IBIMA)

Malaga HospitalDiseases Researched:

This lab mainly focuses on research into Multiple Sclerosis:

  • Established biomarkers in clinical practice and search of new biomarkers in MS
  • Genetics and pharmacogenetics of MS
  • Immunological mechanisms involved in the pathogenesis of MS
  • Study of drug targets in the mouse model of experimental autoimmune encephalitis (EAE)
  • Autologous adipose tissue-derived mesenchymal stem cell therapy in patients with MS

Performed Tests:

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ADA titres:

  • Determination of natalizumab antibodies with ELISA
  • Determination of neutralising ADA against interferon-β with CPE (A549/EMCV assay) technique

This research laboratory is the only laboratory accredited by Biogen in Spain, spreading this service to all the hospitals throughout the Iberian peninsula.

Website link: http://www.ibima.eu/en/grupo_investigacion/neuroinmunologia-esclerosis-multiple