Pain in progressive MS: advancing treatment and research

Pain can be one of the most difficult ‘invisible’ symptoms to describe and manage.  Up to two-thirds of people with MS report pain in worldwide studies. Those who experience pain may find it affects their daily life activities, such as work, recreation, mood and enjoyment of life.

Learn about the latest advances in treatment and research on the topic of pain during this 30-minute global webcast.  An international panel of MS experts answered questions submitted by people affected by MS throughout the world.  From ways to manage or reduce pain, to research seeking its cause, and developing new treatments, this webcast provides information to help improve quality of life and keep you informed.

The International Progressive MS Alliance is a first-of-its-kind global research network aimed at accelerating the development of new, effective treatments for progressive MS. We are rallying the world through an unprecedented collaboration of MS organizations, researchers, healthcare professionals, pharmaceutical companies, trusts, foundations, donors and people affected by MS. Our promise is more than hope; it is progress.

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Solving the mystery of progression: the key to new treatments for progressive MS

Understanding what leads to progression is key to developing breakthrough treatments for people with progressive MS.  Learn about 18 innovative research projects funded by the International Progressive MS Alliance focused on unraveling the mystery of progression and identifying new targets for treatments, that will ultimately slow or stop progression.  A panel of international MS experts will share findings and insights that not only inspire hope but demonstrate real progress in ending progressive MS.

Ending progressive MS

Professors Robert Fox and Ruth Ann Marrie, International Progressive MS Alliance researchers and neurologists, will share what we are learning about progressive MS and the launch of important, new research initiatives that will fuel the development of breakthrough treatments for progressive MS.  Don’t miss this 30-minute webcast.

There is an urgent need for new, effective treatments for people with progressive MS. Learn how the Progressive MS Alliance is driving three research priorities to meet that urgent need:

  • Understand, prevent and reverse progression
  • Speed up and improve clinical trials
  • Improve well-being through proven therapeutic approaches

Answering questions on fatigue in progressive MS

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Answering questions on progressive MS treatment and research

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Accelerating Breakthough Treatments in Progressive MS

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How a blood test and the use of artificial intelligence in MRIs could be game-changers

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