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The Society offers many programs and services to help people affected by MS live their best lives. Find resources in your area to learn, connect, and get support.

  1. IN PERSON Clinical Trials

    Genetics Study - UCSF

    The UCSF MS Genetics Group is looking for participation of two types of families: single-case and multi-case families. More info.

  2. IN PERSON Clinical Trials


    A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Parallel-Group, Dose-Ranging Study to Assess the Efficacy, Safety, Tolerability, and Pharmacokinetics of BIIB033 in Subjects with Relapsing Forms of Multiple Sclerosis When Used Concurrently with Avonex® (215MS201, SYNERGY)

    St. Louis, MO 63110See Map
  3. ONLINE Clinical Trials

    Clinical Trials in MS

    Large Phase 3 trials in RR MS. Updated September 2013. Abbreviations Key: AAN – American Academy of Neurology. CIS – Clinically Isolated Syndrome.

  4. TELEPHONE Financial Planning

    Gateway Area Chapter Financial Assistance

    This service includes access to financial guidance, referral resources, and possible direct financial assistance. This financial assistance may include the following: durable medical equipment, short-term respite care, cooling devices, home and vehicle accessibility modifications, transportation to medical appointments, utilities, rent/mortgage, incontinence products, health & wellness support, counseling and more.

  5. ONLINE Employment

    Focus on Employment (.pdf)

    Covers disclosure, Americans with Disabilities Act, fatigue & cognitive issues on the job, and telework options. (last updated August 2007)

  6. ONLINE Employment

    Should I Work (.pdf)

    General overview of the employment issues that might concern people newly diagnosed. (last updated January 2012)

  7. IN PERSON Support and Self Help Groups

    Talk MS: Farmington, MO

    Upcoming Meetings:

    July 17, 2014, 6:00pm

    Aug. 21, 2014, 6:00pm

    Sept. 18, 2014, 6:00pm

    *Meets 3rd Thursday of the month

    Talk MS Groups provide an opportunity to share information, discuss common concerns, and have fun in a relaxed social setting.

    Farmington, MO 63640See Map
  8. VIDEO Symptom Management

    Less Common Symptoms (video)

    MS Learn Online is the National MS Society's online educational webcast series. This video features a discussion with Stephen Krieger, MD, who talks about less common symptoms of multiple sclerosis.

  9. VIDEO Symptom Management

    Managing Symptoms in MS: Pain (video)

    MS Learn Online is the National MS Society's online educational webcast series. This video features Nancy Holland, EdD, RN, MSCN, who discusses pain associated with multiple sclerosis, the types of pain, and options for managing it.

  10. ONLINE Family and Relationships

    Keep S'myelin: A newsletter about MS for children

    Keep S’myelin is a colorful, engaging, informative, and reassuring newsletter to help children and their parents talk and learn about MS together. Each issue is filled with stories, interviews, games, and activities that highlight a specific topic related to MS, as well as a special section just for parents.