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Sep 27, 2013
The National MS Society has just committed $7 million to support 15 new research projects focusing on innovative approaches to repair the coating of myelin that protects nerve fibers and which is destroyed by the MS disease process.
Sep 17, 2013
Frazer, PA, September 17, 2013 -- As part of Teva Pharmaceuticals’ ongoing commitment to improving the lives of people living with multiple sclerosis (MS), the company will make a $100,000 donation to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society in recognition of MS advocate, television host and film and TV producer Jack Osbourne, who has relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) and is currently competing on “Dancing with the Stars.” RRMS is the most common form of MS, in which a person experiences episodes of worsening neurologic functioning followed by periods of remission in which partial or complete recovery occurs.
Jul 01, 2013
The National MS Society has just committed $2.5 million to support research by the Network of Pediatric MS Centers (NPMSC) beginning July 1, 2013. Funding for the nine-center network provides essential infrastructure to facilitate research, including searching for the cause of MS by studying risk factors for the disease in children, close to the time of exposure.
Jun 27, 2013
Having a simple test to reliably predict the course and progression of multiple sclerosis would greatly inform treatment decisions, but so far such a test or other biological indicator, or biomarker, hasn’t been verified for MS. A step in that direction was recently taken by California researchers, in a study co-funded by the National MS Society, examining a molecule called Tob1.
May 24, 2013
Young people with MS are taking the lead and sharing the mottos that guide their lives