Key topics in MS research

Thousands of scientists are undertaking research into all aspects of MS, furthering our understanding of the disease and how to prevent, treat and manage it.

Researchers strengthen the link between Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) and the risk of developing MS

Does EBV cause MS?

What treatments are approved for children and young people with MS?

We look into these in more detail to understand how the treatment decisions are made by regulators.

2021 McDonald Fellowships and Du Pré Grant recipients announced

MSIF is proud to announce the recipients of the 2021 McDonald Fellowships and Du Pré Grants, from Argentina, Brazil, Egypt, Iran, and Tunisia

Winner of the 2021 Young Investigator Award

Dr Giacomo Boffa receives the 2021 Young Investigator Award on his project on using aHSCT in individuals with secondary progressive MS

Clinical research and trials

Research and clinical trials are taking place around the world, trying to find and improve treatments for MS

2020 McDonald Fellowships and Du Pré Grant recipients announced

MSIF is proud to announce the recipients of the 2020 McDonald Fellowships and Du Pré Grants, from Iran, Zambia, Brazil, Turkey, and Argentina

Winner of the 2020 Young Investigator Award

Helen Onuorah receives the 2020 Young Investigator Award on her project "Racial inequalities in MS research participation"

Clinical trials in children and adolescents – an updated global consensus

The International Pediatric MS Study Group (IPMSSG) have updated recommendations for standards in pediatric clinical trials.

Non-processed red meat linked with reduced risk of MS

New research on the relationship between processed and non-processed red meat consumption and the risk of developing MS