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2014-03-31 23:31:07

National Multiple Sclerosis Society celebrates 25 years of cycling in South Texas for multiple sclerosis with special $25 registration fee for Bike MS: Valero Ride to the River, presented by H-E-B. Houston, TX (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 The National Multiple Sclerosis Society is excited to announce that registration for the Bike MS: Valero Ride to the River, presented by H-E-B, will open April 4 with a special registration fee of $25 through April 11 to celebrate the 25th anniversary of...

2014-03-27 08:33:54

What do dietary salt, adult stem cells and gut bacteria have in common? They are among the new leads being explored to move us closer to a world free of MS NEW YORK, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Multiple Sclerosis Society has committed another $29 million to support an expected 83 new MS research projects and training awards. These are part of a comprehensive research strategy aimed at stopping MS, restoring function that has been lost, and ending the...

2014-02-27 08:29:29

Site Helps Connect More Than One Million People Each Month To Information, Resources And Support To Live Their Best Lives NEW YORK, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Multiple Sclerosis Society has re-designed its website to help people affected by MS better and more easily connect to the information, resources and support that can help them live their best lives. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090302/DC77093LOGO Visit www.nationalMSsociety.org to experience:...

2014-02-11 23:22:12

"You've Got This" designed to give hope to individuals recently diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS). San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Healthline launched a new public service initiative today with the goal of giving hope and advice to those who have been recently diagnosed with MS. “You’ve Got This” encourages people who are already moving their lives forward with MS to upload a video of themselves letting those with MS who are newly diagnosed know they...

2014-01-28 23:00:56

The 2014 Walk MS: San Antonio will take place March 1 to support programs and services for those living with multiple sclerosis. Houston, TX (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 More than 3,000 residents from San Antonio and its surrounding communities are expected to join together to participate in Walk MS: San Antonio. Supporting the National MS Society, Walk MS: San Antonio takes place on Saturday, March 1 at the AT&T Center. The site opens at 8 a.m. with the walk scheduled to begin at 9 a.m....

2013-12-19 08:26:45

NEW YORK, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The National MS Society continues to pursue all promising paths to uncover solutions for everyone with MS, wherever those opportunities exist, with particular focus on progressive MS, nervous system repair, and wellness/lifestyle. The current year, 2013, has shown positive results from previous investments in research and the Society is committed to expanding its research funding to further speed these advances. Go here for a complete list of recent...

2013-12-17 08:30:27

-- The National MS Society through Fast Forward and EMD Serono provide funding of up to $1.3 million in 2013 to accelerate early-stage research in MS -- NEW YORK and ROCKLAND, Mass., Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Multiple Sclerosis Society through Fast Forward and EMD Serono, Inc., a subsidiary of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, today announced the fourth group of recipients to receive funding through their collaboration, which is designed to accelerate innovation...

2013-12-17 08:30:13

- EMD Serono and the National MS Society through Fast Forward provide funding of up to $1.3 million in 2013 to accelerate early-stage research in MS ROCKLAND, Mass. and NEW YORK, Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- EMD Serono, Inc., a subsidiary of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society through Fast Forward today announced the fourth group of recipients to receive funding through their collaboration, which is designed to accelerate innovation and commercial...

2013-10-01 08:31:54

NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Multiple Sclerosis Society today announced that it has entered into a research collaboration agreement with GE Healthcare through Fast Forward, a not for profit subsidiary of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, to co-fund a clinical study with the GE investigational PET tracer, GE180, in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS). The clinical study, which will be enrolling patients in the United Kingdom, is aimed to aid...

2013-09-27 08:26:09

-- Awards advance Society's NOW Campaign goals to protect and restore nerve-insulating myelin damaged by multiple sclerosis and bring about recovery of function for people living with the disease NEW YORK, Sept. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Multiple Sclerosis Society has just committed $7 million to support 15 new research projects focusing on innovative approaches to repair the coating of myelin that protects nerve fibers and which is destroyed by the MS disease process....