New international research collaborative begins work

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New international research collaborative begins work

Postby MSUK » Tue Aug 28, 2012 8:47 am

New international research collaborative begins work on progressive MS


People with the progressive forms of MS – where the effects of the disease progressively worsen over time – have only a few treatment options, and answers are urgently needed. MSIF together with the MS Societies of Canada, Italy, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and the United States, have convened an International Progressive MS Collaborative dedicated to finding solutions, now.

MS is a chronic, unpredictable, often disabling disease of the central nervous system that interrupts the flow of information within the brain, and between the brain and the body. Symptoms range from numbness and tingling to blindness and paralysis. MS affects an estimated 2.1 million people worldwide.

The global MS community is committed to finding solutions to address the complexity of progressive MS. The newly formed International Progressive MS Collaborative is dedicated to working together, to identify and maximise worldwide resources to propel this effort forward.... Read More - ... pageid/722
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