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

Worldwide influence

Dystel prize winner is the driving force behind a renowned center dedicated to MS research,… Read More

Complex link

Studies show Epstein-Barr virus as a major risk factor for MS.

MS prevalence similar in Black and white people

A new study refutes the once-held belief that MS is a disease that primarily affects… Read More

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Not feeling motivated?

Study shows how pervasive — and problematic — apathy can be among people with MS.

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Varied response

Barancik Prize winner focuses on how different treatments affect people with MS.

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Pathways to cures

New initiative focuses on research to stop, restore and end MS.

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