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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
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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...

Jul 10, 2013, 11:58 ET
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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
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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
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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...

Apr 16, 2013, 07:03 ET
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$18 Million In New Research Projects Launched To Stop Multiple Sclerosis, Restore Function And End It Forever

-- 65 new grants and fellowships part of 2013 investment of over $47 million in cutting-edge research projects moving us closer to a world free of...

Apr 05, 2013, 07:46 ET
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National MS Society Co-Sponsors Rally For Medical Research

People living with multiple sclerosis (MS) and MS experts available to speak about the importance of NIH funding for life-changing MS research...

Mar 11, 2013, 05:57 ET
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MS Kills Connection > < Connection Kills MS

MS Awareness Week March 11 - 17, 2013 Every Connection Counts at MSconnection.org Multiple sclerosis is a life altering disease that...

Dec 27, 2012, 12:09 ET
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National MS Society Reports Sweeping Advances Made in MS Research During 2012

Part 2: Overview, Progress Toward Restoring Function and Ending MS The National MS Society supported new and ongoing initiatives to propel...

Dec 26, 2012, 12:39 ET
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2012: Sweeping Advances Made In MS Research

Part 1: Overview, Progress Toward Stopping MS     MS research continued to advance on many fronts in 2012. This year...