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

A decade of MS breakthroughs

Barancik Prize winners continue their work to find a cure for MS.

Mental health concept with brain and flowers.

The brains behind MS research

Tissue donation helps pave the way to a cure.

Exploring MS origins

2023 Dystel Prize winner focuses on how the immune system could fight off the disease

Doctor stethoscope and rainbow flag icon symbol of LGBT pride. Symbol of gay lesbian bisexual transgender human rights and peace

Providers work to improve care for trans people

Healthcare experts see need for expanded knowledge and experience in treatment

Managing multiple medications

People with MS often have more than five prescriptions, which can lead to problems.

Connecting the dots

Barancik winner’s work targets multiple diseases to improve treatment and outcomes of people with MS.

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