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Research

Studies to stop MS, restore function and end MS forever.


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Finding biomarkers of MS

Fall 2015

Cutting-edge research looks for telltale substances that can provide a wealth of information for diagnosis and treatment of MS.

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Are you getting quality sleep?

Summer 2015

Identifying and treating sleep disorders may alleviate MS-related fatigue and improve quality of life. Learn about the latest research focusing on the link between MS and sleep disorders.

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Making exercise accessible

Summer 2015

Can people with MS who work out at home stay motivated—and get fit?

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A genetic sleuth: Dr. Philip De Jager

Spring 2015

A prize-winning researcher is looking for signs of disease before it develops.

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Progressive MS research sees funding boost

Spring 2015

Learn about three of the 22 studies that were awarded grants to research progressive MS.

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The next frontiers of MS research

Winter 2014-15

Therapies with links to vitamin A and cholesterol medications show promise in ongoing research.

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MS and diet: Finding the links

Winter 2014-15

Therapies with links to vitamin A and cholesterol medications show promise in ongoing research.

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On the trail for the trigger

Fall 2014

Much research has focused on the possibility that unknown infectious agents such as viruses or bacteria might trigger the disease, though MS is not believed to be contagious.

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Clinical trial participants push progress forward

Fall 2014

Participating in a clinical trial offers a possible chance to benefit from a new treatment as well as contribute to the body of knowledge about MS.

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Jumpstarting myelin repair

Summer 2014

Researchers are developing new understanding of what causes the cells that produce and repair myelin to succeed or fail.

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