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    Services

    1. NMSS Affliated Comprehensive MS Centers: UF Hospital

      The Comprehensive MS Center at Shands Jacksonville is dedicated to diagnosing, treating and educating MS patients, as well as conduction clinical drug trails and researching new treatment techniques.

    2. NMSS Affliated Comprehensive MS Centers: Veterans Affairs Medical Center

      The mission of the VA MS Centers of Excellence (MSCoE) is to support and maintain the health, independence, quality of life, and productivity of Veterans with MS through clinical care, education, and research.

    3. Ask an MS Navigator

      The Society's MS Navigators help identify solutions and provide access to the resources you are looking for. Call 1-800-344-4867 or see "More info" to contact us online.

    Resources

    1. For Pediatric MS Families

      Although multiple sclerosis occurs most commonly in adults, it is also diagnosed in children and adolescents.

    2. Curing MS: How Science Is Solving Mysteries of Multiple Sclerosis (book)

      Dr. Weiner is at the cutting edge of MS research and drug development, and he describes in clear and illuminating detail the science behind the symptoms and how new drugs may hold the key to “taming the monster.” In Curing MS, Dr. Weiner teaches us the “Twenty-one Points” of MS, a concise breakdown of the knowns and unknowns of the disease; tells stories from the frontlines of laboratories and hospitals; and offers a message of hope that a cure can—and will—be found.

    3. Comprehensive Care and MS (video)

      Learn the importance of a comprehensive approach in managing MS and how to form a comprehensive care team.

    4. What You Need to Know About Interferon Beta (Avonex®, Betaseron®, Extavia®, Rebif®) (video)

      Featuring Mark Skeen, MD, Associate Professor of Neurology at Duke University School of Medicine. This video was created in 2016.

    5. What You Need To Know About Glatiramer Acetate (Copaxone®, Glatopa™) (video)

      Featuring Mark Skeen, MD, Associate Professor of Neurology at Duke University School of Medicine. This video was created in 2016.

    6. What You Need to Know About Natalizumab (Tysabri®) (video)

      Featuring Mark Skeen, MD, Associate Professor of Neurology at Duke University School of Medicine. This video was created in 2016.

    7. MS: Conventional and Alternative Therapeutic Approaches (video)

      Roundtable discussion on stem cell therapy, repurposing old drugs for new applications, and complementary approaches

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