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Jul 10, 2015, 11:34 ET
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House Passes 21st Century Cures Act Which Advances Key National MS Society Priority Issues

The National MS Society applauds the passage of the 21st Century Cures Act (H.R. 6) by the U.S. House of Representatives.  Focused on getting...

May 27, 2015, 07:04 ET
"End MS Forever" National MS Society mural - Final touches await as internationally acclaimed street artist Lydiaemily demonstrates how she and others are stronger than MS with her mural for World MS Day in Portland, OR.   Part of her four-city series of MS awareness murals, additional locations include Austin, Tx;  Louisville, KY; and Los Angeles, CA.

People Around The World Are Sharing What Makes Them Stronger Than Multiple Sclerosis

 The World MS Day campaign led by the Multiple Sclerosis International Federation unites MS organizations globally to raise awareness of...

Apr 08, 2015, 07:07 ET
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National MS Society Invests $28 Million in New Research to Stop Multiple Sclerosis, Restore Function and End MS Forever

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society has committed $28 million to support an expected 84 new MS research projects and training awards. These are...

Mar 02, 2015, 08:07 ET
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Share Why You Connect to the MS Movement During MS Awareness Week March 2-8, 2015

 This year, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society's annual awareness campaign kicks off March 2–8 and will provide opportunities for...

Dec 04, 2014, 08:07 ET
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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
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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
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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...

Sep 12, 2014, 08:00 ET

Harding's Hope Grants $83,000 to National MS Society, Upper Midwest Chapter Programs

 Harding's Hope announced today the organization will grant the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Upper Midwest Chapter $83,000 to help fund...

May 27, 2014, 08:08 ET
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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 27, 2014, 08:00 ET

The National MS Society, National Capital Chapter Presents The 32nd Annual Bike MS: Ride The Riverside On June 7 And 8, 2014 At National Harbor

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society, National Capital Chapter presents the 32nd annual Bike MS: Ride the Riverside, the longest-running charity...

May 07, 2014, 07:42 ET
FORD MUSTANG 50 YEARS CONVERTIBLE BEING RAFFLED TO BENEFIT THE NATIONAL MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SOCIETY (PRNewsFoto/National Multiple Sclerosis )

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
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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....

Mar 03, 2014, 07:07 ET
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Share Why You Connect to the MS Movement During MS Awareness Week March 3-9 2014

 Creating a world free of multiple sclerosis requires a collaborative effort. That's why starting today, March 3, individuals and MS groups...

Feb 27, 2014, 07:07 ET
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National MS Society Launches Next Generation Of Its Website

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society has re-designed its website to help people affected by MS better and more easily connect to the...

Dec 19, 2013, 07:17 ET
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...