Q&A With Alan J. Thompson of University College London: Treatment of Progressive Multiple Sclerosis a High Priority in Medical Field

Treatment of the relapsing form of multiple sclerosis has come a long way in recent years. The hope by researchers now is that treatment for progressive multiple sclerosis could be coming up sooner rather than later.

Treatment of the relapsing form of multiple sclerosis has come a long way in recent years. The hope by researchers now is that treatment for progressive multiple sclerosis could be coming up sooner rather than later.

Alan J. Thompson, MD, FRCP, from University College in London discussed how work to finding treatment has progressed. Part of that effort, he said, has been finding a uniformed definition for the condition. By identifying targets, he said it can help work move forward to helping the patients that need it.