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Research Tools


Access resources for conducting MS research

Accelerated Cure Project Repository - a large-scale collection of biological samples and data from people with multiple sclerosis

Atlas of MS - an extensive worldwide study of the epidemiology of MS

Clinical Study Measures - access to and information about measures widely used in clinical research in MS, from the National MS Society

iConquerMS - a research network composed of people with MS and people who care about MS who contribute health data, biosamples, knowledge and ideas to enable and accelerate MS research

International Progressive MS Alliance - a global collaboration of MS organizations, researchers, clinicians, pharmaceutical companies, and people with progressive MS. Check for new funding opportunities and reports on strategy and progress.

Multiple Sclerosis Genetic Susceptibility Project - a multi-center research study dedicated to finding the genetic factors underlying the development of multiple sclerosis and affecting disease progression

MS International Federation - the only global network of MS organisations

Multiple Sclerosis Outcome Assessments Consortium (MSOAC) Placebo Database - includes 2000+ individual patient records from 9 clinical trials

NARCOMS - The North American Research Committee on Multiple Sclerosis, a global patient registry that provides assistance for researchers wanting to:recruit people with MS for research studies, and access de-identified data

New York Stem Cell Foundation Research Institute - makes stem cell lines available through its Stem Cell Repository

Rehabilitation Research - Tools for pursuing scientifically sound and clinically relevant rehabilitation research, from the National MS Society. Includes new recommendations for conducting exercise/physical activity trials in people with MS 

Sonya Slifka Longitudinal Multiple Sclerosis Study - follows a population-based cohort of people with MS to study demographic and clinical characteristics; view a list of publications; contact primary investigor Dr. Sarah Minden for access to data


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