The Biological Basis For Sex Differences in Autoimmune Disease

When Rhonda Voskuhl was a postdoctoral fellow at the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the mid-1990s, it was common knowledge among clinicians that multiple sclerosis (MS) — an autoimmune disease that affects the brain and spinal cord — was about twice as common in women than in men. Today, she says, the ratio … Continue reading The Biological Basis For Sex Differences in Autoimmune Disease