Research

The latest news and insights on MS., Studies to stop MS, restore function and end MS forever.

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Society invests $28 million in new research

Learn about the latest projects being supported by Society funding.

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Making exercise accessible

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

A genetic sleuth: Dr. Philip De Jager

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

Progressive MS research sees funding boost

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

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

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MS and diet: Finding the links

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

MS research hot off the press

More than 8,500 investigators convened in Boston on September 10-13, 2014 to present findings and… Read More

On the trail for the trigger

Much research has focused on the possibility that unknown infectious agents such as viruses or… Read More

Clinical trial participants push progress forward

Participating in a clinical trial offers a possible chance to benefit from a new treatment… Read More

Dr. Barry Arnason receives the John Dystel Prize.

Celebrating a pioneer of MS research

Dr. Barry Arnason of the University of Chicago is awarded the 2014 John Dystel Prize… Read More

Dwight Bergles and lab team

Mysterious cells

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

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Hope on the horizon

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

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High-tech walking help

Robotic exoskeleton exercise improves walking ability and thinking speed

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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.

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Exercise minimizes MS symptoms, preserves brainpower

Study shows exercise may improve learning and memory.

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