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MS research appeal

Post by MSUK » Wed Jan 22, 2014 3:46 am

An Orcadian geneticist who is researching the causes of MS in the Northern Isles, is asking people in Orkney to help create a list of all the people with Orkney and Shetland ancestors who have had Multiple Sclerosis.

Dr Jim Wilson who works for the Centre for Population Health Services at the University of Edinburgh said it is important to work out the degree to which MS is genetic in Orkney and Shetland, through building family trees of as many people as possible who have or had MS and asks for people to get in touch with information about “friends, neighbours, relatives or ancestors who had, or have MS.”..... Read More -

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