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Noted film and TV star Madeleine Stowe brings a new and personal awareness to the MS movement

December 1, 2014

                         Madeleine Stowe

Activist and award-winning actress Madeleine Stowe recently went public about her late father’s battle with multiple sclerosis, revealing to fans that she’s nothing like the scheming Victoria Grayson who she portrays on ABC’s hit show “Revenge.” And this winter, Stowe will continue to share her inspiring story and insights about growing up in a family impacted by MS as she embarks on a tour across the country to meet people living with MS who will likewise share their experiences with the disease. The event s will feature leading neurologists, lifestyle experts and people living with MS who are taking action in their own unique ways.

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About Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis is an unpredictable, often disabling disease of the central nervous system that disrupts the flow of information within the brain, and between the brain and body. Symptoms range from numbness and tingling to blindness and paralysis. The progress, severity and specific symptoms of MS in any one person cannot yet be predicted, but advances in research and treatment are leading to better understanding and moving us closer to a world free of MS. Most people with MS are diagnosed between the ages of 20 and 50, with at least two to three times more women than men being diagnosed with the disease. MS affects more than 2.3 million people worldwide.

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