As part of its overarching goals of stopping MS progression, restoring function, and ending MS forever, the National MS Society offers special funding for Collaborative MS Research Centers to help stimulate collaboration and interaction in MS research among independent investigators, strengthen the ties between basic and clinical research, and stimulate recruitment of researchers from other fields into MS research. This will serve to leverage already available research support. To be considered for funding, all projects must show relevance to the Society's research mission of stopping MS progression, restoring function and improving quality of life, and preventing MS.
Proposal submission and deadline
To submit a proposal for research support, investigators must first register with our online portal (https://nmss.fluxx.io/) and complete a pre-application. Staff will review the pre-application to determine whether the research plan is appropriate and relevant to our goals.
Deadline 2016: pre-application due August 30; full application due September 7, 5:00 pm EST
For more information, please contact:
Claude Schofield, PhD