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2014-09-12 08:25:30

International Progressive MS Alliance established as worldwide collaborative with goal to find solutions and treatments for progressive MS BOSTON, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Progressive MS Alliance has awarded its first round of 22 research grants to investigators in 9 countries, with the goal of removing barriers to developing treatments for progressive MS. The Alliance is a worldwide collaborative focused on finding solutions to progressive forms of...

2014-09-12 08:23:35

Grant will fund financial assistance programs for families living with MS MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Harding's Hope announced today the organization will grant the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Upper Midwest Chapter $83,000 to help fund direct financial assistance programs for families affected by MS. Living with MS can mean unexpected and ongoing financial challenges. On average, the disease costs approximately $70,000 per year in health-care...

2014-08-28 23:05:35

Bike MS Event Returns for Ninth Year Pine Mountain, GA (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 More than 1,000 cyclists will be riding into town Sept. 19-21, 2014, for the Bike MS: Cox Atlanta Ride at Callaway Gardens, a proud partner of this event. Returning for the ninth year, participants will ride in this annual, long-distance cycling event that benefits the Georgia chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society. This year’s fundraising goal is $1.2 million to help find a cure for this...

2014-08-08 12:22:07

CITGO Lemont Refinery Employees Participate in 33rd Annual Bike MS: Tour de Farms DEKALB, Ill., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Team CITGO, the employee volunteer team at the CITGO Lemont Refinery, cycled between 35 and 200 miles to raise more than $28,000 in the 33rd Annual Bike MS: Tour de Farms Event hosted by the Greater Chicago-land Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society on June 21-22, 2014. Fifty-eight Team CITGO cyclists and volunteers participated in the ride and...

2014-06-04 23:08:13

A new data standard for multiple sclerosis (MS) has been released by the Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium (CDISC), the leading global standards organization for clinical research. When used together with the foundational CDISC clinical data standard, this therapeutic area standard allows clinical research data from multiple MS trials to be grouped for reporting, analysis, and regulatory submissions. Austin, TX; New York, NY and Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 A new data...

2014-05-27 23:13:00

The Notus Sports Golf Challenge at Birdwood Golf Course on June 19 will raise funds for the Blue Ridge Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Proceeds will be earmarked for fitness programs to help local patients with MS improve their health and ease the progression of the disease. Charlottesville, VA (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 Notus Sports and Event Management Group recently announced the first tournament in a series of charity golf tournaments it will run: the Notus Sports...

2014-05-27 23:06:49

On World MS Day, May 28, the National MS Society asks people with MS from around the world to share their wishes and how they hope to access their best lives while providing exciting updates on research and treatments helping to lead the way. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 To raise awareness of multiple sclerosis (MS), the Multiple Sclerosis International Federation, composed of MS organizations circling the globe, is encouraging people to join together and share their “One Day”...

2014-05-27 08:29:07

On World MS Day, May 28, the National MS Society asks people with MS from around the world to share their wishes on how they hope to access their best lives NEW YORK, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To raise awareness of multiple sclerosis (MS), the Multiple Sclerosis International Federation, composed of MS organizations circling the globe, among them the National MS Society, is encouraging people to join together and share their "One Day" wishes about their lives with MS with the...

2014-05-27 08:28:39

To benefit individuals living with MS in the D.C. Metro area WASHINGTON, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Multiple Sclerosis Society, National Capital Chapter presents the 32(nd) annual Bike MS: Ride the Riverside, the longest-running charity bike ride in the D.C. area. Designed for all levels of athletic ability, nearly 1,000 participants from across the Mid-Atlantic region will participate in this cycling event, with route options ranging from 30 miles in one...

2014-05-07 08:21:25

2015 Vehicle Is "One Of One" Built - An Instant Classic Limited Number Of Tickets Available SOUTHFIELD, Mich., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National MS Society, coordinated by its Michigan Chapter, is partnering with the Ford Motor Company to raffle off a 2015 Mustang 50 years convertible to help raise funds for the Society's cutting edge "No Opportunity Wasted" (NOW) multiple sclerosis research initiative. The goal of the raffle is to raise $2 million....


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