Research

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

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Searching for breakthroughs

Research fellows have a personal stake in their projects.

A big part of the MS puzzle

Barancik Prize winner Katerina Akassoglou, PhD, studies links between the brain, immune system and blood-brain… Read More

Pregnancy and MS

New research sheds light on effects of the disease.

Illustration by Roy Scott

A closer look at cognition

Cognitive function screening can identify problems and help improve treatment for people with MS.

immune cells

New takes on immune activity in MS

Studies could advance treatment options.

Insomnia

Sleep tight

Researchers try to find ways to help people with MS get a good night’s rest.

MRI

A better look

Frederik Barkhof, MD, has advanced the use of MRI to understand MS.

Robert Paskus

Focus on fatigue

Research studies are targeting the most common MS symptom.

Salmon

Eating habits

Scientists are exploring how specific foods and diets affect MS.

Robin Franklin

Beautiful melody

Robin Franklin, PhD, is pioneering research in myelin repair to reverse damage associated with progressive… Read More

Dwight Bergles and lab team

Mysterious cells

Barancik winner’s discoveries upend assumptions about MS and the brain.

progenitors research MS

Hope on the horizon

International collaboration accelerates the development of effective treatments for progressive MS.

exoskeleton helps patient walk

High-tech walking help

Robotic exoskeleton exercise improves walking ability and thinking speed

Nordic walking - woman training at seaside

Moving to the beat

Music therapy helps people with MS who have difficulty walking.

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Wearable sensors

Technology can be used to detect progression in MS.

Illustration of human head

Exercise minimizes MS symptoms, preserves brainpower

Study shows exercise may improve learning and memory.

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