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Symptoms of the disease can include loss of physical skills, sensation, vision and bladder control.
Professor Herman Waldmann was involved in the early discovery work of the antibody drug called Campath-1H at Cambridge University. It was originally used to treat leukaemia. He continued to study the drug for two decades while at Oxford University.
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