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Nov 02, 2016, 12:25 ET NIH Researcher Receives Prestigious Barancik Prize for Innovation in MS Research

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society announces Dr. Daniel Reich, a physician-scientist with the National Institutes of Health, has been...


Oct 11, 2016, 13:49 ET National MS Society Invests Over $10.5 Million In New Research To Stop Multiple Sclerosis, Restore Function And End MS Forever

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society has committed more than $10.5 million to support an expected 42 new MS research projects. These are part of...


Sep 23, 2016, 16:59 ET National Multiple Sclerosis Society Calls For Change To Improve Access To MS Medications

 When Abigail Bostwick, 36, was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2013, she never thought it would hit her as hard as it has -- not...


Aug 24, 2016, 07:04 ET National MS Society and University of Iowa Launch $1 Million Clinical Trial to Test Dietary Approaches to Treating Fatigue in Multiple Sclerosis

 The National Multiple Sclerosis Society has just committed more than $1 million to support a clinical trial at the University of Iowa led by...


Jun 09, 2016, 07:07 ET National MS Society Receives Life-Changing Gift to Help People with MS Live Their Best Lives

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society has received a significant life-changing gift that will establish and fund the Edward M. Dowd Personal...


Mar 07, 2016, 08:07 ET Share How You are Stronger than MS During MS Awareness Week March 7-13, 2016 and Beyond

 The National Multiple Sclerosis Society's new awareness campaign will kick off during MS Awareness Week March 7–13 and will engage...


Dec 29, 2015, 08:07 ET MS Research Highlights For 2015 And Beyond

 Important research progress occurred in 2015, offering new leads in stopping multiple sclerosis in its tracks, restoring function that has...


Nov 05, 2015, 08:07 ET National MS Society Invests Over $21 Million In New Research

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society has committed over $21 million to support an expected 78 new MS research projects as part of a...


Oct 29, 2015, 23:45 ET National MS Society Conference Serves As Platform to Share Newest Advances in MS Research & Treatment Attracting More than 800 Leaders In the MS Movement

 The National Multiple Sclerosis Society hosts an annual leadership conference to recognize and celebrate volunteers, activists, researchers,...


Oct 29, 2015, 08:07 ET Leading Edge Collaboration in Eye-Related Research Earns Investigators at NYU Langone Medical Center, Johns Hopkins, and the UT Southwestern Medical Center the 2015 Barancik Prize for Innovation in MS Research

The collaborative team of Drs. Laura Balcer, Peter Calabresi and Elliot Frohman have been selected as the winners of the 2015 Barancik Prize for...


Dec 04, 2014, 08:07 ET MS Research Highlights In 2014 That Offer New Leads In Stopping MS, Restoring Function Lost, And Ending MS Forever

 Significant research progress occurred in 2014, offering new leads that are driving efforts to stop MS, restore function lost, and end MS...


Oct 23, 2014, 08:07 ET Cutting Edge Genomic MS Research Earns Philip De Jager, MD, PhD, of Brigham and Women's Hospital / Harvard Medical School the 2014 Barancik Prize for Innovation in Multiple Sclerosis Research

 Philip L. De Jager, MD, PhD, Neurologist at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Associate Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School, is...


Oct 02, 2014, 08:43 ET National MS Society Invests Nearly $19 Million In New Research To Stop Multiple Sclerosis, Restore Function And End MS Forever

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society has committed nearly $19 million to support an expected 54 new MS research projects. These are part of a...


May 27, 2014, 08:08 ET What is Your "One Day" Wish for a Life with Multiple Sclerosis?

 To raise awareness of multiple sclerosis (MS), the Multiple Sclerosis International Federation, composed of MS organizations circling the...


May 07, 2014, 07:42 ET Ford Mustang 50 Years Convertible Being Raffled To Benefit The National Multiple Sclerosis Society

 The National MS Society, coordinated by its Michigan Chapter, is partnering with the Ford Motor Company to raffle off a 2015 Mustang 50 years...


Mar 27, 2014, 07:07 ET National MS Society Invests $29 Million In New Research To Stop Multiple Sclerosis, Restore Function And End MS Forever

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society has committed another $29 million to support an expected 83 new MS research projects and training awards....


Dec 19, 2013, 07:17 ET Major Advancements Made in 2013 Toward Treating and Understanding MS Reports National MS Society

The National MS Society continues to pursue all promising paths to uncover solutions for everyone with MS, wherever those opportunities exist,...


Dec 17, 2013, 09:17 ET National MS Society and EMD Serono, Inc. Announce Recipients of Funding for Multiple Sclerosis Research

-- The National MS Society through Fast Forward and EMD Serono provide funding of up to $1.3 million in 2013 to accelerate early-stage research in...


Oct 29, 2013, 15:03 ET Researchers from Italy Report that Skin Tissue May Hold Promise for Treating Multiple Sclerosis

Researchers in Milan, Italy reported that stem cells derived from mouse skin tissue were able to reduce nervous system damage in mice with a...


Oct 01, 2013, 08:07 ET National MS Society and GE Healthcare Join Forces to Fund Unique Imaging Study in Patients with Multiple Sclerosis

 The National Multiple Sclerosis Society today announced that it has entered into a research collaboration agreement with GE Healthcare...


Sep 27, 2013, 08:07 ET National MS Society Invests $7 Million in New Research to Speed Repair of the Nervous System

-- Awards advance Society's NOW Campaign goals to protect and restore nerve-insulating myelin damaged by multiple sclerosis and bring about...


Sep 17, 2013, 11:37 ET Cutting-Edge Brain Science by UCSF Researcher Wins First Barancik Prize for Innovation in Multiple Sclerosis Research

-- Dr. Jonah Chan wins for creating cutting-edge and cost-effective technologies to solve the challenge of brain repair for people with MS...


Jul 10, 2013, 11:58 ET Bike MS: Great Maine Getaway 2013 Moves to the University of New England

 A new start/finish venue and exciting new coastal routes are the centerpieces of the 29th Annual Bike MS: Great Maine Getaway to be held Aug....


Jul 01, 2013, 08:03 ET National MS Society Commits $2.5 Million to Support Research by Pediatric MS Network

 The National Multiple Sclerosis Society announced a new, three-year funding commitment of $2.5 million for the Network of Pediatric MS...


May 24, 2013, 07:03 ET It Takes A Global Village to End MS

Multiple sclerosis is a life altering disease that affects each person in a unique and different way.   More than 2.1 million people...