Year: 2015


Elevated body temperature is linked to fatigue in an Italian sample of relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis patients.

Dr. Leavitt and team publish in the Journal of Neurology the first-ever findings showing elevated body temperature and its link to fatigue in people living with MS, a very prominent but poorly understood symptom. J Neurol. Jul 30, 2015. Authors: Leavitt VM, De Meo E, Riccitelli G, Rocca MA, Comi G, Filippi M, Sumowski JF.

Anti-inflammatory Intervention in Depression.

For JAMA Psychiatry, Dr. Leavitt and team write an editorial raising the possibility that aspirin’s antipyretic mechanism may be responsible for its beneficial impact for reducing depression, based on a hypothesis developed for MS. JAMA Psychiatry. May 2015. Authors: Leavitt VM, Sumowski JF.