Funding for this research was provided by:
Ministero della Salute (GR-2016-02361163)
Fondazione Italiana Sclerosi Multipla (FISM 16/17/F14, FISM2016/R/31)
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Received: 1 October 2019
Accepted: 9 March 2020
First Online: 6 May 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Brains were obtained in autopsy at the UK MS Society Tissue Bank at Imperial College, under ethical approval by the National Research Ethics Committee (08/MRE09/31).Blood was obtained at the Fondazione Santa Lucia upon approval by the ethics committee of the Fondazione Santa Lucia (CE/PROG.298), and written informed consent in accordance with the Declaration of Helsinki from all participants were obtained before study initiation.
: Authors consent to publish the manuscript.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.