Latest global MS news

MSIF news | 09 October 2013

Atlas of MS 2013 launched in Copenhagen

The new Atlas of MS 2013 – the most extensive worldwide study of multiple sclerosis – was launched to the MS research community at ECTRIMS in Copenhagen on Friday 4 October.


MSIF news | 19 September 2013

Research proposals invited

The Progressive MS Alliance is calling on researchers to submit proposals for research into progressive MS. Proposals must be submitted by 14 January 2014.


MSIF news | 17 September 2013

Atlas of MS 2013

The Atlas of MS 2013, the most extensive worldwide study of the disease, is due to be launched on 4 October. Find out why the Atlas has been updated


News from MS organisations | 09 September 2013

Stu Steps Up

UK MS Society Trustee Stuart Nixon is taking on a challenge to mark the Society's 60th birthday. Between 5 and 13 October, Stuart will be walking the Jubilee Greenway, a 60km walk from Buckingham Palace to the Olympic Park and back.


MSIF news | 05 August 2013

Highlights from World MS Day 2013

The summary report of World MS Day 2013 is now available for download. We will be sending a more comprehensive evaluation report to our members and affiliated organisations later this week.


MSIF news | 10 July 2013

Third issue of Arabic e-newsletter now out

The third issue of Tawasol, the e-newsletter for MS organisations in the Arabic-speaking region, is now available for download. The newsletter, which is co-ordinated and edited by MSIF, aims to keep the Arabic-speaking world up to date on the activities in the region.


MSIF news | 05 July 2013

MSIF launches country-focused programme in the Arab region

A two-year country-focused capacity building programme was launched by MSIF this year targeting three MS organisations from the Arab region: the Lebanese MS Friends Society (ALSEP), MS Care Egypt and Multiple Sclerosis Patients Friends - Palestine (MSPF).


MSIF news | 04 July 2013

MSIF 2013 Evelyn Nicholson Award announced

We're delighted to announce that Maurice Maso from Belgium is the winner of the 2013 Evelyn Nicholson Award for International Caregiver.


MSIF news | 20 June 2013

MSIF McDonald Fellowship recipient publishes paper

Dr Suresh Menon from India, who was awarded a MSIF McDonald Fellowship award in 2010 to undertake a two-year fellowship at the UBC Faculty of Medicine in Vancouver, Canada, has published results from the work he did on aggressive types of MS.


News from MS organisations | 11 June 2013

Hopeful new MS treatment

A small, exploratory/feasibility trial in just 10 patients has shown that a new therapy for MS that teaches the immune system to recognise and ignore its own nerve tissue, appears to be safe and well tolerated in humans.