News from MS organisations

News from MS organisations | 14 May 2014

World MS Day website goes live

The World MS Day global website has launched, allowing people affected by MS to submit their One day wishes. The website is available in Arabic, English, French, Spanish, Portugese. Submit your wish today.

From MSIF

News from MS organisations | 24 March 2014

World MS Day countdown starts

The countdown to World MS Day has started with the launch of a new web page and a short video looking back on previous campaigns.

From MSIF

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.

From MSIF

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.

From MSIF

News from MS organisations | 24 May 2013

Postdoctoral fellow position available in Canada

A postdoctoral fellow position is available for September 1, 2013 in the department of Medicine at the University of British Columbia. The successful applicant will be a contributing member of the Pharmacoepidemiology in Multiple Sclerosis (PiMS) research group.

From MSIF

News from MS organisations | 30 April 2013

World Congress on Controversies in Neurology 2013

The 7th World Congress on Controversies in Neurology took place in Istanbul on April 11-14.

From MSIF

News from MS organisations | 23 April 2013

Meeting of MS Outcome Assessments Consortium and FDA clears pathway for new tool for clinical trials in MS, particularly progressive forms

The National MS Society-funded MS Outcome Assessments Consortium (MSOAC) held its first annual meeting with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on 1-2 April to discuss steps ...

From MSIF

News from MS organisations | 23 April 2013

Month of birth may influence risk of MS by promoting changes in immune system development

Researchers from the UK investigated why people born in May appear to have a higher risk of developing MS than those born in November.

From MSIF

News from MS organisations | 13 April 2013

EMSP Spring Conference

The European MS Platform's Spring Conference takes place in Brussels from 2-4 May, 2013.

From MSIF

News from MS organisations | 11 April 2013

Australia MS Mud Run 2012 video now live

Our colleagues at the MS Society of South Australia and Northern Territory have launched a video that captures the success of MS Mud Run 2012.

From MSIF