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

A decade of MS breakthroughs

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

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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

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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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