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News from MS organisations | 03 December 2012

EMSP and RIMS Social Media Conference

The conference, titled “Social Media – a new tool for the work of MS patient advocates and MS professionals”, took place from 24-25 November 2012, and was the first time RIMS and EMSP had collaborated on a conference together.

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News from MS organisations | 18 November 2012

Campaign successes in Palestine

Since it was established in 2004, the Multiple Sclerosis Patients’ Friends Society of Palestine (MSPF) has been tirelessly campaigning to raise awareness of MS and improve access to treatment.

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News from MS organisations | 14 November 2012

New MS oral drug available in the US

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved teriflunomide once-daily pills (brand name Aubagio) to treat people in the US with relapsing forms of MS.

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MSIF news | 08 November 2012

MSIF visits newest Member in Tunisia

MSIF representatives visited the Association Tunisienne des Malades de la Sclérose en Plaques in October 2012

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MSIF news | 08 November 2012

International MS stem cell research project update

Watch Dr Antonio Uccelli update us on the MSIF supported international stem cell clinical trial for MS currently taking place.

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MSIF news | 08 November 2012

Du Pré Grant recipient presents her project at MSIF Alumni event

Watch Dr Darshpreet Kaur's presentation at the Alumni evening on the research she undertook about cognitive rehabilitation in MS as an MSIF 2011 Du Pré Grant recipient here.

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MSIF news | 22 October 2012

IMSB Chairman honoured for lifetime achievement

Prof Alan Thompson was honoured for his lifetime achievement by the European Committee for Treatment and Research in MS.

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MSIF news | 17 October 2012

Strengthening the MS movement in China

MSIF has been working with people with affected by MS in China to create an MS movement with the aim of building a sustainable support structure in China.

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MSIF news | 13 October 2012

MSIF Young Researchers Award 2012

Congratulations to Dr Julien Ratelade, who was awarded the MSIF Young Researchers Award 2012 at ECTRIMS in Lyon on 13 October, 2012.

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News from MS organisations | 05 September 2012

New Chief Executive for the European Multiple Sclerosis Platform

Maggie Alexander from the United Kingdom has been appointed Chief Executive of the European Multiple Sclerosis Platform (EMSP).

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