michael granato

Are myelin and axons 'talking' to each other — and what are they saying?

posted on July 1, 2011 - 3:52pm
MDA-supported research in Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease is focused on figuring out what goes wrong at the molecular level in CMT-affected axons or the myelin sheaths that surround them, rather than on attempting to fix the problem directly or preserving nerve function in spite of it. A central theme emerging from the last decade of research is that myelin and axons require constant signals from...

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