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Without the participation of people with MS, it would be impossible to develop new and better therapies and other interventions.

Clinical Trials in MS


The latest clinical research in MS, including trials funded by the Society and trials in progressive MS.

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Posting a Trial

If you would like us to post a study on these pages, please email studies@nmss.org to find out what information you need to submit for review.

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NOTE: The COVID-19 pandemic may affect the status of the studies listed on this website. Trial recruitment or visits may be postponed, and responses from study coordinators may be delayed. If you are enrolled in a study, your study coordinator will likely reach out to you with any changes. Learn what you need to know about COVID-19

Clinical trials help to determine if treatments are safe and effective. Studies are monitored to ensure that the rights and safety of all participants are protected. Make an informed decision before agreeing to participate. Read more in our Guide to Participating in Clinical Trials.

Clinical Trials In Your Area

Interested in clinical trials? Simply search by state, type of MS or keyword and see what’s going on in your area.

  1. Clinical Trial: Effect of Intermittent vs Continuous walking on gait kinematics in persons with MS

    Previous studies have shown that persons with MS have better gait endurance and less fatigue if they practice walking intermittently rather than continuously. The purpose of this study is to determine what is the difference in gait characteristics between intermittent and con...
  2. Clinical Trial: Complementary and Alternative Medicine Telerehabilitation Intervention

    The purpose of this study is to compare the effects of two delivery models of an evidence-based complementary alternative medicine (CAM) program that combines neurorehabilitative (functional) exercise, Yoga and Pilates for individuals with multiple sclerosis (MS).  CAM will be...
  3. Clinical Trial: Ocrelizumab

    An open-label, single-arm study to evaluate the effectiveness and safety of ocrelizumab in patients with early stage relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis.
  4. Clinical Trial: Effect of Maximal Strength training on Gait and balance in persons with MS

    Subjects will undergo weight training using relatively high weights and low repetitions to determine the effect of this type of training on gait endurance, balance, and fatigue.
  5. Clinical Trial: Cognitive Rehabilitation Combined with Eye Movements

    This study is looking at how 12 weeks of computer-based cognitive rehabilitation may help improve memory and attention.  Key study eligibility requirements: Right handed adults diagnosed with RRMS. No relapses in the past 6 months. Noticeable decline in memory or other...
  6. Clinical Trial: An online program to reduce depression

    SUMMARY: Investigators at three sites in the United States and two sites in Germany are recruiting 400 people with all forms of MS for a study testing the effectiveness of a computer training program for overcoming MS-related depression. The lead investigator is Stefan Gold, P...
  7. Clinical Trial: Suvorexant for Fatigue and Insomnia

    The MS Center at EvergreenHealth is conducting a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, cross-over trial to assess the safety, tolerability, and efficacy of suvorexant (Belsomra®) in treating insomnia in adults with multiple sclerosis (MS) and fatigue. This study will a...
  8. Clinical Trial: Treatment Strategies to Prevent Disability

    A study based at Johns Hopkins University is comparing two treatment strategies in 900 people newly diagnosed, or with onset/diagnosis in the past who have received minimal or no treatment, with the relapsing-remitting form of MS. The study is recruiting at approximately 45 ce...
  9. Clinical Trial: Gaze and postural stability in persons with MS

    The objective of the study is to understand vision and balance stability and prevent falls in clinical populations. We want to understand how people stabilize their vision and posture during head and body movement and how treatment (exercise based training) may improve these s...
  10. Clinical Trial: Online program to increase physical activity

    Are you over 18 years old with an MS diagnosis (no flare ups in the last 30 days), exercise for 30 minutes or more at least 2 days per week for the last 6 months and would you like to help others with MS be more physically active? The Health Promotion and Rehabilitation Lab (p...
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